[Marxism] British Left launches leadership campaign

Owen Jones o.p.jones at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 16 18:21:02 MDT 2006


John McDonnell, the Chair of the Labour Representation Committee
(www.l-r-c.org.uk) and the Socialist Campaign Group, has launched his
campaign for Labour leadership. This is Left's first campaign for
power in a generation.

McDonnell has consistently opposed New Labour's policies and has
campaigned against the invasion and occupation of Afghanistan and
Iraq, against privatisation, and against the Government's onslaught on
civil liberties.

Last Friday, John announced that he would stand against Gordon Brown
in the leadership election. The campaign has now been launched to win
support from the Labour party and the trade unions. He has called on
all socialists to join the Labour party in order to support the

See more info at www.john4leader.org.uk, including his regularly
updated blog. All international solidarity would be much appreciated.

In solidarity,

info at john4leader.org.uk

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