The labour interest Articles

Brexit is Labour’s future

The Labour party must stand with the labour interest – and that means embracing Brexit, writes Jonathan Rutherford Brexit has exposed the cultural and political divisions within the Labour party and its coalition, and it has confounded it. But Brexit is a profound...

Hard Brexit is not in the Labour interest

Labour does not need to support a hard Brexit in order to recast itself as a nation-building party, argues Christabel Cooper. This article is part of The Labour Interest series. Anyone seeking an explanation for Britain’s vote to leave the European Union without...

Rejecting the politics of pessimism

Rebuilding Labour as a progressive patriotic party will need a broader foundation than Brexit, writes John Denham. This article is part of The Labour Interest series. For much of the time, political history moves incrementally. The divisive issues of one moment seem...

The end of liberalism?

Turning the clock back on Britain would be an abdication of the national interest, argues Ellie Groves. This article is part of The Labour Interest series. Is this the end of liberalism as we know it? Does Brexit, Donald Trump, and the rise of the populist right mean...