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What The Guardian and New Statesman fail to realise is that they are irrelevant

On Friday I put an update on Twitter calling for statistics to be posted on the negative vs positive media portrayal of Jeremy Corbyn. My view being that it would be a useful riposte every time a new article came out and in fact would only make the point clearer… Well, it seems someone had the same idea and unlike me had the… 291 more words

Labour Leadership

Labour desperate to commit suicide in return to the centre

George Osborne has a nice line “in opposition you move to the centre then when you’re in power you move the centre” he’s a sly old fox is Gideon very much an arsehole in arsehole’s clothing but it explains a lot. 288 more words

Labour Leadership

George Osborne’s assault on welfare must not go unchallenged | Polly Toynbee | Comment is free | The Guardian

They walk on air, for now. This government can say and do whatever it damn well pleases, with Labour awol until it has a leader. And George Osborne has just pulled off an outrageous betrayal of the cohorts of over-65s who gave the Tories their victory, yet nothing has happened. 85 more words


Polly Toynbee, Jeremy Corbyn and the limits of acceptable politics

Polly Toynbee, Jeremy Corbyn and the limits of acceptable politics
by Ian Sinclair
Open Democracy
29 June 2015

“I don’t bother writing about Fox News. It is too easy”, American dissident Noam Chomsky… 617 more words

UK Foreign Policy

Interview: Polly Toynbee

Award-winning journalist Polly Toynbee has been a columnist in Guardian since 1998. She will be speaking at the Lewes Monday Literary Club in November.

Have long have you had a house in Lewes? 930 more words


Sure Start, Sure Future Conference Fringe

Thank you very much to everyone who packed our Labour Party Conference fringe event to the rafters. Special thanks to our superb panel of Polly Toynbee, Sharon Hodgson MP, Anne Longfield from 4Children and Karen Jennings from UNISON. 96 more words