The Morning Star's industrial reporter CONRAD LANDIN looks at a bafflingly amateurish effort to mobilise the (24+) ‘youth’ vote
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
IT IS easy to mock the embarrassing efforts of Activate, the “independent national grassroots campaigning organisation” aiming to win back the nation’s youth for the Conservatives.Its initial tweet, a meme of a Star Wars character from 1983’s Return of the...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
MORE than 200 people attended a packed meeting of Momentum in Leeds on Saturday to hear speakers condemn the Tories’ “unmandated” continuation of attacks on working people and their unions.
Lead speaker Richard Burgon, shadow justice secretary and Labour MP for Leeds...
Monday 21st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
LABOUR’S conference will once again play host to a festival of radical politics and culture, campaigning left-wing organisation Momentum announced yesterday.
The group said its The World Transformed event, which launched at the party conference in Liverpool last year, would...
Friday 11th Aug 2017
Were the Tories ever to attempt to ape Momentum, it would be a complete (and hilarious) disaster, says NATHAN AKEHURST
Friday 14th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Lamiat Sabin, Parliamentary Reporter
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
MOMENTUM pledged yesterday to expand its membership of Labour campaigners to a scale never seen before in order to end Tory rule as it launched a pre-emptive election campaign.
The Labour-supporting grassroots group kick-started the campaign just 20 days after the last general...
Thursday 29th Jun 2017
TORIES should seek to emulate the Labour left, Michael Gove said this weekend.
The controversial Environment Secretary told the Kings Place Politics Festival that pro-Corbyn group Momentum had “brought lots of enthusiastic young people into politics” and “helped...
Monday 26th Jun 2017
UNITE leader Len McCluskey demanded yesterday an end to a “shameful” campaign of “smears and lies” from Blairites hell-bent on discrediting the left.
Mr McCluskey, who is fighting for re-election as the union’s general secretary against right-winger Gerald...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
ORGANISERS of Momentum’s first national conference will undoubtedly see the event as a success.
The left organisation, born out of Jeremy Corbyn’s first leadership campaign, is only just emerging from a bitter internal faction fight.
Activists from some established...