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?

If you’re yet to vote, here are some things/questions you NEED to consider

This is just a super quick post before the ballot closes, please if you have other questions that people should really consider before they vote, add a comment or contact through Twitter PoliticalSift and I will add them into the post. Do I care and does it really matter whether someone, or the policies they are… Continue reading If you’re yet to vote, here are some things/questions you NEED to consider

Thoughts of @debhal72 on Jeremy #Corbyn and what it means to be ‘Left-Wing’

The following was sent to me regarding this post, anyone else interested in writing a post answering the questions posed please contact either through a comment or through Twitter PoliticalSift. Or if anyone would like to write a post on a different subject, related to politics, social or health issues and similar, to be published on this blog… Continue reading Thoughts of @debhal72 on Jeremy #Corbyn and what it means to be ‘Left-Wing’

Has Jeremy #Corbyn changed your views on what it means to be ‘Left-Wing’?

A few weeks ago some of you will have seen through Twitter that @EmilyMaiden wanted to speak to Jeremy Corbyn supporters to ask a few questions regarding an article she was writing for the Morning Star @M_Star_Online, the article can be found here, well worth a read!  My answers weren’t used for the article so I… Continue reading Has Jeremy #Corbyn changed your views on what it means to be ‘Left-Wing’?

An 89 year old Jewish friend finds anti-Semitic attacks on Corbyn ludicrous. By Alan Maddison

Alan Maddison · @alanmaddison20 I asked Sam, a retired Jewish GP, for his reflections as he happens to be a Jeremy Corbyn supporter. He, like many other Corbyn supporters are understandably dismayed at what they see as this ‘smear campaign’ with no convincing basis in fact, against this man of principle and peace. They see… Continue reading An 89 year old Jewish friend finds anti-Semitic attacks on Corbyn ludicrous. By Alan Maddison

Surely Labour would ‘remain in opposition for decades’ and become ‘unelectable’ if Corbyn DOESN’T win?

How can Labour expect to challenge the Tories without those of us that only voted for them to get the Tories out, the ‘hold your nose’ voters? Surely Labour would ‘remain in opposition for decades’ and become ‘unelectable’ if Corbyn doesn’t win?  (Please also read this regarding the absurdity of comparing Corbyn to the 1983 election, it… Continue reading Surely Labour would ‘remain in opposition for decades’ and become ‘unelectable’ if Corbyn DOESN’T win?