The General Election was over in May and I have been avoiding the topic ever since, mainly, because I’m too depressed to talk about the reality and the outcome which no one could predict. 468 more words
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As today’s press release from Leicester TUSC suggests, the Greek working class are showing that austerity can be resisted giving workers across Europe hope. 228 more words
Insults like ‘soft southern fairy’ and ‘northern monkey’ get thrown around a lot during talk of the north-south divide.
But that divide is more mysterious than you’d think – in fact, the government have no idea where it actually is. 403 more words
When Jeremy Corbyn announced his intention to stand in the Labour leadership contest, supporting his campaign was a total no-brainer for me. The other candidates represent colours from the just about pink of Burnham to the blue of Liz Kendall with Yvette Cooper somewhere in between. 1,950 more words
After Yvette allies denied any wrongdoing this morning, Liz Kendall’s campaign manager Toby Perkins has piled in on the Daily Politics:
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“I think the idea that you say because one of the candidates is a mother they’re the one you should back suggests a paucity of intellectual argument which the Labour Party really should have moved beyond.