May you live in interesting times…

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…

If Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership contest and then a General Election would the majority of Labour MP’s vote with or against him once in power?

Thanks to Martyn Richards (@MartynRichards) for this short commentary on the question I posed on Twitter. Although a brief piece, hopefully this article will spark debate and other writers into exploring… If Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership contest and then a General Election, would the majority of Labour MP’s vote with or against him once in… Continue reading If Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership contest and then a General Election would the majority of Labour MP’s vote with or against him once in power?

The vast majority of Leave voters will, in time, come to realise that who they truly support is Jeremy Corbyn

The referendum had nothing to do with party politics and even less to do with support or not of Jeremy Corbyn. Now the referendum has been decided, the issues Jeremy Corbyn may differ with some on are no longer issues which will decide as to whom people vote for or not.

How will an extremely weak Tory party with such disunity react after the EU referendum?

By a Corbyn supporter, fearful of how the Tories vulnerability and weakness following the referendum will cause them to mount a huge onslaught against Jeremy Corbyn, an entirely unjustified onslaught, to deflect attention away from a disunited Tory party in turmoil.  The mainstream media, Tories, UKIP, anti-Corbyn Labour MP’s etc., will try to find any… Continue reading How will an extremely weak Tory party with such disunity react after the EU referendum?

Tory Austerity is killing us: Labour must unite after their election failure and help Jeremy Corbyn fight the Tory austerity myths.

A review by Dr Alan Maddison                                                 Abstract Austerity is associated with physical and mental hardship amongst our most vulnerable, yet George Osborne plans to impose even deeper cuts. The Tories have deceived the public into tolerating such welfare cuts with two false claims. The first was that Labour caused the financial crash in… Continue reading Tory Austerity is killing us: Labour must unite after their election failure and help Jeremy Corbyn fight the Tory austerity myths.

When have the Tories ever been on the side of anyone but their own priviliged kind?

The following was written by Tina Savage | @savage_tina    Did you expect anything else? I was only a nipper when Thatcher was in government but I remember the day that she was ousted from No10. I was in primary school and teachers were running into each other’s classrooms over joyed, it was like all… Continue reading When have the Tories ever been on the side of anyone but their own priviliged kind?