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Coal crisis: does Whitehall care?

As I write this, the British deep coal mine industry sits with a gun held to its head. Michael Fallon’s bullying and utter contempt for his role as the guardian of the nation’s coal reserves reminds you why he had to move four hundred miles from his Scottish home to win a seat. 612 more words

The North

Unite Annual Report Mocks Ed's "Seismic" Reforms

In February Ed Miliband promised “seismic changes” to Labour’s relationship with the trade unions, vowing that reforming the unions’ grip on the party would be… 254 more words

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BBC in the service of Israeli propaganda

Israel’s slaying of university student Saji Darwish was not deemed newsworthy by the BBC.

http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/amena-saleem/bbc-service-israeli-propaganda

 

Over the last five weeks, the trend in BBC reporting to ignore events that show Israel in a negative light, while affording coverage to tenuous claims from the Israeli army that it has uncovered Palestinian “terror” plots, has become quite glaring… 1,598 more words

Zionist Entity

PMQs SKETCH: Ed, the Final Victim of Miller's Resignation

Six questions on Maria Miller’s resignation, or five questions and a peroration.

Is that what’s meant by “holding the Executive to account”? It’s just as well Recall isn’t in place, Ed’s feet wouldn’t touch the ground. 622 more words

Miliband

Ed "Westland" Miliband Misses Open Goal

Oh no, Miliband's missed it #pmqs http://t.co/TaaqZP5Gve
General Boles (@GeneralBoles) April 09, 2014

Miliband is in serious danger of losing this mini-battle. He certainly ain't won it.

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Following Thatcher: Don't Look Back

Originally published by The Cambridge Student, April 17th, 2013. 

In St Paul’s Cathedral today David Cameron is reading from John’s gospel: ‘Let not your heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe in me also.’ The audience listens sombrely. 856 more words

Current Affairs

Balls Loses Another Internal Labour Battle

Ed’s snoozefest about local government infrastructure reorganisation in Birmingham today has not set the world on fire, despite the protestations of his adoring fans:

24 hr news channels are covering a South African trial instead of a planned £20 billion devolution from the guy who might be PM next year— …

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