Broad left

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For the student political faction, see Broad Left. For the Peruvian political alliance, see Broad Left Front (Peru).

Broad Left is a coalition of leftist members, usually involving independents, members of the Labour Party (UK) (although some people deny that the Labour Party still constitute as "broad left"),[1] and members of organised revolutionary leftist movements within a trade union,[2][3] or members of a political party that appeals to a wide range of leftist ideologies, such as Left Unity (UK).[4]



  1. ^ "Mission Impossible? Fight to reconquer Labour, or build a broad left party?". Socialist Resistance. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  2. ^ J. David Edelstein, Malcolm Warner (1979). Comparative Union Democracy: Organisation and Opposition in British and American Unions. Transaction Publishers. p. 365. ISBN 0-87855-623-0. 
  3. ^ McIlroy, John (1 Jan 1995). Trade Unions in Britain Today (illustrated ed.). Manchester University Press. p. 175. ISBN 9780719039836. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Seymour, Richard. "Left Unity: A Report From The Founding Conference". New Left Project. Retrieved 3 March 2015.