Four factors are bringing the debate to a head – but there is precious little sign that the forces of decency will defeat their Corbynite opponents.
“The leadership is doing nothing substantive to address this erosion of our core values. It saddens me to say that we are increasingly seen as a racist party.”
The Labour leader’s newly-revealed comments have crossed a line. The question is what will Labour MPs – and voters – do about it?
Momentum has lost control of the monster it created – only Corbyn has the power to purge his movement of anti-semitism
Momentum’s leaders taught supporters to reject any criticism, and encouraged a siege mentality. Now they are under attack by their own grassroots.
The excuses have become dully predictable – we cannot allow this hatred itself to become a dully predictable party of everyday life, too.
After glacial progress in dealing with vile racists, Corbyn’s team seem remarkably swift to move against someone accused of criticising the leader.
The Opposition Chief Whip is reported to have “physically intimidated” MPs, but was “ignored” nonetheless.
This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor reports on his day out at the unpopular celebration of all things Jeremy Corbyn.
A new play explores life after Brexit, when the old parties are swept aside and an irresistible popular movement is born
Michael McManus uses the theatre to explore the potential for an anti-immigrant party to break away not from the Tories, but from Labour.
Corbyn trolls his own pro-EU backbenchers over the EEA, while seeking to pick his battles on the Withdrawal Bill
The Opposition is still pursuing its strategy of deliberate ambiguity – while committing to a policy it knows to be “bollocks”.
McDonnell’s new spinner wants voters to learn all about the time Livingstone sacked him for messing up London’s finances
He might need to read up on his new boss’s record a little more closely.
The Opposition also won’t trust 16- and 17-year-olds to attend unless “accompanied by an adult guardian”, but simultaneously wants to give them the vote.
The finely-balanced votes on the Withdrawal Bill amendments come down to how many Labour MPs will abstain
With the Bill expected to return in the week of 11th June, the Government is weighing up which amendments must be fought and which could be defeated.
Their solution to the unpopularity of Corbyn’s views is to avoid providing detail. But how can they debate and develop with new ideas while remaining tight-lipped?