All articles by: Chris McLaughlin

Wealth gap CAN be reversed

Published: March 20, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

A study into the widening gap been affluence and poverty in Britain reveals that there are very few radical ideas among political parties, think tanks or academic institutions for solving …

Morales loses out

Published: March 4, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has lost a referendum poll which would have allowed him to run for at least a further five-year term.

McCluskey warns plotters

Published: February 19, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Labour MPs have been urged by the leader of Britain’s largest union to stop sniping and rally round the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.

Cabbies take on Uber over rights

Published: August 7, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

A ground-breaking legal challenge has been mounted to the controversial Uber taxi firm’s conditions of employment for drivers has been mounted over safety, pay and holidays.

Thousands take to the streets

Published: July 2, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

In their tens of thousands, teachers, lawyers, nurses, trade unionists, parents and the increasingly dispossessed marched through London and Glasgow under the banner “End Austerity Now”. Similar protests have been …

Harman unveils her frontbench team

Published: May 15, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Labour’s interim leader Harriet Harman has moved to close gaps in the party’s frontbench while announcing that she will not be standing again for the deputy position.

Fight to keep Co-op link

Published: May 2, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

The Labour Party has joined a campaign to retain the political link between the Co-op Party and its financial backer the retailing Co-op Group.