John McDonnell MP
Let’s transform this leadership election into a real debate about the future of socialism, our party and our country
I’m writing to announce the launch of the Radical-Labour website I have set up with the aim of transform the stale Labour Leadership election debate into a real discussion about the future of socialism, our party and our country.
So far neither the political range of candidates for the Labour leadership nor the ideas they have voiced have set the world of progressive politics alight. If we want to use the selection of a new leader to excite people about the potential of socialist politics, then it’s up to us to get this debate going.
I am launching this website to host a debate on the issues the Labour leadership candidates have to address and to promote some of the ideas and policies people think any new leader should adopt.
We start with a hard hitting analysis of Labour’s electoral geography in last week’ selection by Andrew Fisher, the Director of the Left Economic Advisory Panel.
At the moment the choice of a new Labour leader is looking like a glamour contest between a group of candidates with little ideologically to choose between them.
Let’s transform this leadership election into a real debate about the future of socialism, our party and our country.