Last time. Last time I wrote about this, I felt defeated, depressed and as if I was drowning under swirling tides and whirling eddies of conflict and counter conflict. And suffused with a soul sapping sadness. Last time. Last time I will write about this. We are near the end of September, with beautiful late… Continue reading It’s not war, just the end of love
So, I have been meaning for some time now to write a piece outlining my views on the current situation of the Labour party. I wrote one in January. I’ve been meaning to write one again but so much has happened lately its been very difficult. Basically my intent here is simply to outline my… Continue reading Long Read: The Corbyn Conundrum, my doubts and why I am not a “red tory” or a “trot”
Reducing budget deficits & tackling inequality with a one off wealth tax.
I don’t know how to begin writing this. I don’t know how it’s going to end either; I’m kind of hoping that the words will sort themselves out and the thoughts crystallise as I type. But I know I have to say something, express something; I know this cannot pass unremarked. My heart and head… Continue reading Heartsick
by Rachel Lever So Jeremy wins by a landslide, demonstrating that he embodies and articulates a wind of change and a turn of the tide from Thatcherism and its Blairite progeny. Together with Sarah Champion and any others having second thoughts, he invites rebels to return. Their local JC-supporting parties are urged to say they’ll… Continue reading What comes next? An optimistic view
by Martyn Richards @MartynRichards During the current election for the Leadership of the Labour Party there has been much discussion about bullying. Does it exist? Is it acceptable? If not what if anything can or should, be done. A “bully” according to the Oxford English Dictionary is someone who uses strength or influence to harm… Continue reading Bullying – A Zero Tolerance Review
It has become something of a cliché to say you can’t believe everything (or, indeed, anything) that you read in the papers. Increasingly the same is true of Twitter, unfiltered as it is and accessible to anyone with a digit to type with and an axe to grind. All clichés contain some degree of truth,… Continue reading May you live in interesting times…