To join or not to join…



We at Taking Soundings have been debating the merits of joining the Labour Party as a supporter (for £3, or for free if you are part of an affiliated union) in order to vote for Jeremy Corbyn in the upcoming leadership elections.

If you think it is a good idea, you can become a Labour Supporter for £3 here: until 10th August.

You can have your say by debating the pros and cons in the comments section below…

Barry Winter reassesses Tony Benn

This fascinating and detailed assessment of Tony Benn takes us into wider questions of socialist strategy (including Stuart Hall’s differences with Tony Benn). It first appeared on the ILP website (30th May 2014).  The article contains interesting observations on the ILP as well. Barry Winter is a stalwart of both the ILP and Taking Soundings. Read the full article here.