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BLAIRITES: THE NEW MILITANT?

The last time the Labour Party lost its place as the “natural party of government” at the end of the Wilson/Callaghan era in the late 1970s, the party descended into internal chaos and a state of open warfare existed between … Continue reading

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IN DEFENCE OF DIANE ABBOT’S RIGHT TO SAY (STUPID) THINGS

So Diane Abbot got involved in a conversation about race relations in the UK and said something overly simplistic and stupid in a Tweet: “white people love playing “divide and rule”. We should not play their game #tacticasoldascolonialism”. Cue Twitterstorm … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME FOR LABOUR TO GET OFF ITS KNEES

So, Ed the Leader has spoken. It was one of those speeches that I’ve got too used to as a member of the Labour Party where our representatives say some sensible things but then wrap them around a wad of … Continue reading

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