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Exposé on Owen Smith MP

From Alex Seed

Owen Smith MP, who is challenging Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party, has a lot of dirty linen that he does not want washed in public.

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Social service funding crisis deepens

Research, carried out before the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, has highlighted fundamental problems concerning how different social services will be affected in the future, including adult social care. 694 more words

Austerity

Creating a good society

Article from PCS people, the in house newspaper of The Public & Commercial Services Union

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to PCS people about what keeps him going. 433 more words

 A Daring Prediction “New Labour is Finished”

By Martin Odoni:

Previously Published here:  The Great Critique

I am reminded of Genady Yenaev.

If that name is unfamiliar to you, twenty-five years ago, during the dying months of the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, President Mikhail Gorbachev was briefly overthrown in a coup, or ‘putsch’, by hardline Communists.

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It’s all going to according to the plan that Richard Burgon MP outlined on Labour List:

Just this afternoon a Labour member asked me “Why do these MPs who want to remove Jeremy want a Leadership election when the outcome of a Leadership election would be Jeremy being re-elected?”.

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Economics

Long Division of Walls

Bed-sits are where

alienation crashes

Nothing matches

and there’s broken latches

The landlord says he’ll fix next week

No one

here

ever

seems

to speak… 96 more words

Poetry

If even the DWP isn't Disability Confident, how will a million disabled people get jobs? - Bernadette Meaden

Nobody would expect a person who suffers blackouts to drive a bus or bin waggon once they had thought through the potentially devastating consequences. But political, cultural, psychological and financial coercion is being used to force sick and disabled people to work – the government continues to cut welfare, which was calculated originally to cover only the costs of meeting basic needs. 687 more words

Political Ideology