Tag Archives: Labour

I Voted for Jeremy Corbyn to lead the Labour Party Twice – Last Thursday is why

The first thing I did as an adult, aged 18, was join the Labour Party. Well, strictly speaking, the first thing I did was buy every type of spirit my local express supermarket sold, mix them all with cranberry juice … Continue reading

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Post Election Happenings

Post election, I worry about what might happen. There are, broadly speaking, three likely outcomes: Hung Parliament Mediocre Tory victory Tory landslide In the event of 1, Corbyn (and his allies (Momentum etc)) will claim a victory for Labour. Not … Continue reading

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The Labour Party – Incompetency

So when Brexit happened, it should have been a fantastic moment for Labour. Not in the sense of ‘wooh! Brexit, we totally wanted that!’ but in the sense that it was a crushing defeat for the government and as the … Continue reading

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Benefits Assessments Were Unfair And Other Items of Interest

Stating the obvious is something which should usually be avoided. Except in this instance. The words ‘no’ and ‘shit’ spring to mind, I know, but still, let’s hope this adds to the mountain of evidence showing the disability assessments are … Continue reading

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Labour, The Left + Compromise

The biggest issue anyone on the left (and I mean the proper left, socialism and all that) has to deal with is the one of compromise. It’s one I struggled with for a long time. How far do you compromise … Continue reading

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Politics – The ‘Rise’ of UKIP?

A lot is being said lately about the rising prominence of UKIP in British Politics, following their performance in the latest round of by-elections, and the Rotherham council decision to remove children from UKIP members. Even the Guardian had a … Continue reading

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Media Check – Telegraph Cannot Be Trusted On Economics

This blog post was going to be about Peter Hitchens’ disgusting opinion piece in the Mail defending Andrew Mitchell’s ‘plebs’ gaffe, but something much better caught my eye in the realm of right-wing papers spouting nonsense: The Telegraph – Labour … Continue reading

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