Monthly Archives: December 2013

Couple of misgivings about the SWP central committee’s response to the resignations:

Finally, we take seriously any claims of harassment or intimidation in the party, whoever they are directed against. At no point, contrary to claims online, has the CC said that either of the complainants are “police spies” or “MI5 agents”. … Continue reading

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Socialist Workers Party press statement on resignations of Pat Stack’s supporters:

A number of comrades have in recent days decided to leave the Socialist Workers Party. We are sorry to see them go. We hope, even at this late stage, some of them will reconsider their decision and, regardless of that, … Continue reading

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How Socialist Worker loyalists should fight the witch hunt

Call a spade a spade. What we are witnessing is a witch hunt. Posing it in any other terms is a recipe for disaster. Recognize that there are many ways loyalists can fight this witch hunt that will be counterproductive: … Continue reading

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The politics of the witch hunters exposed

Andy Newman on 19 December, 2013 at 7:47 am said: Ian Birchall: In some ways the Labour right in the 1960s (Crosland) was more radically egalitarian than the Labour left are today. We could argue that Crosland was more radical … Continue reading

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Emails to a Renfrewshire Council social worker whose name I’m protecting:

Hi ******, I am continuing. Need to cut this thing up because I have a problem with my computer crashing before I send stuff. My computer might be on its last legs. ******, I hope I have convinced you why … Continue reading

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Emails to my councilor about Renfrewshire Council’s criminal activity:

13 Nov Hi Andy, I have phoned you and left a message with someone. Think it is an apolitical worker at Renfrewshire Council. Tried to leave a message. Thought I would send an email in case the message gets mangled. … Continue reading

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I need my MSP to protect me from Douglas Alexander and Renfrewshire Council:

Here is an email I sent to West of Scotland MSP Stewart Maxwell’s office on the 6th of November. I’m leaving the typos as they are: Hi Fraser, As soon as our phone call ended I found Andy on twitter, … Continue reading

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