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'
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
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
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‘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.
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