LSESU Labour endorses Rebecca Long-Bailey and Dawn Butler

LSESU Labour has chosen its preferred candidates for the upcoming Labour Party election. The two chosen candidates are; Rebecca Long-Bailey, current Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, who was endorsed as Leader with 56,5% of the votes and Dawn Butler,…

LSE Students share why they’re voting this General Election

For the first time in my life, I’m eligible to vote, but I think many young people will join me in feeling completely and utterly disheartened by the current state of British politics and quite frankly disenfranchised. I’ve always been…

Personal about politics: Cat MacLean and Jason Reed

photography by Sebastian Mullen As we come upon the UK’s third general election in four years, it makes sense to talk to some of the political-types on campus. This week, we’re talking to Cat MacLean, former chair of LSESU Labour…

LSESU political societies debate on General Election

by Florit Shoihet Weeks before the UK general election, about 40 LSE students gathered on 20 November to watch a head to head debate between the presidents of three main LSE political societies – Melissa Pittman (Labour Party), Aadil Khan…

LSE Tories, Labour, Liberal Democrats talk General Election

With the General Election campaign underway, our Features Editor sat down with the leaders of LSE’s Conservative, Labour, and Liberal Democrats societies for a wide-ranging discussion on Brexit, climate change, capitalism, workers rights, and more.  Transcript has been edited for…

LSE Students Succeed in Labour Students Elections

Last Thursday, two second year LSE students were elected to the national student wing of the Labour Party. Rania Ramli, a second year Economics student, was elected National Chair. Angus Reilly, a second year Government and History student, was elected…

Students Form Coalition for Second National Climate Strike

An LSE-wide campaign to participate in the second Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration, on the 15th of March, is in the works. This is the first major LSE student-led action on an environmental issue since the now-defunct LSE Divest group…

London Labour Societies Boycott Westminster CLP

Last Wednesday, Labour societies across London rescinded their participation in and support for the Constituency Labour Party (CLP) of the Westminster borough. Their cited rationale was the CLP’s decision to invite Chris Williamson, a supposed “anti-Semite”, to speak.   UCL…