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The Jeremy Corbyn Okey-Cokey

You put your left wing out, you put your left wing in … (trad. Labour) What a farce! All we need now is for Boris Johnson to stagger through a door with his trousers around his ankles. Those of you too young to get the reference should look up Brian Rix and the Whitehall Farces. […]

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“I am no longer accepting the things I can not change, I am changing the things I can not accept” — Angela Davis

Has Labour a Future?

The flood of members from the Labour Party has reached biblical proportions. Figures are difficult to come by, not least because the chosen leaving mechanism for most people seems to be a simple cancelled direct debit. That leaves members on the database as they progress through various levels from late paying through lapsed until the […]

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“Ideology is the mistaken belief that your beliefs are neither beliefs nor mistaken”Anon

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“We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.” Ursula K. Le Guin

The Not So Noble Art of Bullshit

Politicians have always been among the least trusted of people.They have always had a seemingly limitless capacity to bend, stretch, embroider and be economical with the truth. There has, however, in the past been a limit or perhaps more a Rubicon that you cross at your peril. Back in the days of Harold MacMillan, Rab […]