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Labour's relationship with Blair is toxic, irrational and incomprehensible. Please, move on.

Last night, no less than the third article penned by Blair regarding Corbyn’s ascendance appeared in the Observer. It is now possible to predict the events which follow such a Blair intervention to a higher degree of accuracy than whether the next Dapper Laughs Vine will be misogynistic. 738 more words

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'The Biopsychosocial Model' and 'the Sick Role' or 'Why the Sick and Disabled are a bunch of malingering scroungers'

http://dpac.uk.net/2014/09/gordon-waddells-biopsychosocial-attack-on-disabled-people/  By George Berger

In depth and excellent investigative article on the evolution and rise of the Biopsychosocial model and its importance to the perpetuation of the myth of Scroungers and the survival of the Work Capability Assessment. 194 more words

Jeremy Corbyn

It is not possible for any thinking person to live in a society as our own without wanting to change it. – George Orwell

My first political memory is Tony Blair being driven to Buckingham Palace in bright sunshine. 522 more words

Andy Burnham

Jeremy Corbyn: A very British coup?

If age is not on your side you might well remember the 1982 novel by Chris Mullins to which this post’s title alludes. A solidly left-wing and principled leader of the Labour Party becomes prime minister and sets in motion a cabal of secret service agents, high-level mandarins and establishment aristocrats conspiring to plot his downfall. 955 more words

Left-Wing News

‘I have been a member of the Labour Party since 1960. I am 70 years of age. So I don’t need any lessons in supporting the Party, through thick and thin over the last 55 years.

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Oh Dear, Labour Might Elect a Principled Leader: Thoughts on Corbynmania.

If Blair taught us anything about politics it is that you avoid holding values and principles at all costs. Instead what you must do is whatever you think will get you votes. 1,614 more words

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Corbyn

The Collins review was supposed to be
A beacon of democracy.
As long as no left candidacy
Came to spoil New Labour’s party.

Last minute, by dint of a single vote, 290 more words

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