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Morning Star letters page: a "total waste of space"

The letters page of the Morning Star is not somewhere I’d normally recommend for either political enlightenment or a good laugh.

But following the super-patriotic… 590 more words

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Buddy Rich: a force of nature

The force of nature that was Buddy Rich, was born 100 years ago today in Brooklyn. He appeared on stage as part of his parents’ vaudeville act before the age of two, and remained an extrovert performer with extraordinary skill, speed and dexterity until close to the end (he died in 1987). 141 more words

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What does 'Jewish Voice for Labour' actually stand for?


Describing itself as a “network for Jewish members of the Labour Party”, Jewish Voice for Labour (JVL) had its official launch at this year’s Labour Party conference in Brighton. 879 more words

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Chakrabarti slaps down McCluskey's stupid remarks on antisemitism

Len McCluskey (on BBC Newsnight): “I’ve never recognized . I believe it was mood music that was created by people trying to undermine Jeremy Corbyn. 180 more words

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Bombardier ruling exposes stupidity of anti-EU claims of left and right

Above: Bombardier workers at the Belfast plant

America’s Department of Commerce has made a preliminary finding that the Canadian company Bombardier had received unfair state subsidies and sold below cost. 582 more words

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Early Autumn, with Woody Herman and Stan Getz

According to BBC Radio 4, today is officially the first day of autumn – which surprised me, as I thought it had arrived weeks ago. 38 more words

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Does the Telegraph think Europe's security should be a "bargaining chip"?

 The Telegraph is generally keen on May’s speech, but suggests she may have given away her “strongest bargaining chip” … 

One of the more outrageous, irresponsible and disgraceful elements of May’s  205 more words

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