It reminds me of a football club that tries to buy a player from another club but fails because it can’t afford the transfer fee. It is soon made clear that they didn’t really fancy the player anyway, that the price was too high, they wouldn’t be held to ransom and in any case, they’ve got better players in their own ranks. 2,022 more words
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Hillary flubs socialist/democrat question - here's the answer from a former card-carrying, sign-hefting member of the SWP
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“It is not a question of substituting one ruling clique for another, but of changing the very methods of administering the economy and guiding the culture of the country.
Decades ago, I was a member of the Socialist Workers’ Party (SWP). It didn’t last long – primarily because I felt like I was being told how to read books by people who’d read fewer books than I had, and read them less carefully. 676 more words