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Corbyn’s movement is important and necessary in British politics- but its place is not in the Labour Party

On Saturday Jeremy Corbyn claimed victory in a leadership contest that has seen the Labour Party divisions deepen to almost irreconcilable levels. Talk of a split has been discussed by a number of media outlets during the leadership election. 994 more words

McDonnell 'lynching' smear resurrected - the truth

Not content to even let Labour’s party conference pass before restarting their smear campaigns, the anti-Corbyn faction are already at work. The latest manifestation is a revival of the slander of shadow chancellor John McDonnell, claiming he stated that odious ex-Tory Wirral MP Esther McVey should be lynched. 162 more words

Should Left Wingers Support Corbyn Automatically?

I have a conundrum a friend pointed out if you were supporting what ‘Capitalism’ wanted then you were on the wrong side. As a lazy believer in Leftism I assume this has a lot to do with the fact that a flawed left-wing Labour leader is better than anything right wing/centre. 391 more words


Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell pays hefty price for freedom

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is officially a free man, but he paid a heavy price to get there.

Prosecutors announced Thursday they will not pursue a second trial against McDonnell or his wife on corruption charges, a decision that comes more than two months after the U.S. 751 more words


Justice Department Moves to Dismiss McDonnell Charges | News Release | USDOJ

Today, the United States moved to dismiss the charges against Robert F. McDonnell and his wife Maureen McDonnell.

After carefully considering the Supreme Court’s recent decision and the principles of federal prosecution, we have made the decision not to pursue the case further. 17 more words


7 Virginia Congress members ask for no retrial of McDonnell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several members of Virginia’s congressional delegation are asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch not to bring another case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell. 128 more words