Category Archives: Labour

Who are International Socialists for Corbyn?

International Socialists for Corbyn is a phrase I’ve dreamt up in the last 24 hours. I have no intention of inflating the membership figures of my new group. Today it stands at a proud one. Me. I am speaking on … Continue reading

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International Socialists for Corbyn

I would like to make a suggestion for all the so-called ‘Trots’ that Tom Watson is so keen to witch hunt out of the Labour Party, and to those unable to weigh up the pros and cons of taking out … Continue reading

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My attitude to Brexit is a work-in-progress

“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?” John Maynard Keynes asked that question, and it’s an apt quote for me vis-a-vis Article 50. It seems I have lost a significant battle on this front with … Continue reading

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I’ve got a friend? Do you have contact details?

When you’re down and troubled And you need a helping hand And nothing, nothing is going right Close your eyes and think of me And soon I will be there To brighten up even your darkest night You just call … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn is being murdered by Labour MPs

We are now being told that if the polls don’t improve Jeremy Corbyn will do the ‘honourable thing’ and fall on his sword. Those making this ‘promise’ on his behalf are no friends of Labour’s leader, or – alternatively – … Continue reading

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Never mind Owen Jones. Here’s Rosa Luxemburg

I’m  posting this blog to explain a change to my blog. For as long as I can remember, it’s had a quote from Owen Jones, taken from the short film he made for Andrew Neil‘s Daily Politics explaining ‘How to … Continue reading

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Mhairi Black MP is a victim of Special Branch

https://twitter.com/derekrootboy/status/806940159019077633 I was genuinely surprised to discover that this tweet was being retweeted and ‘Liked’. This is not the first time I’ve referred to this specific incident or plenty others like it. Since some people think it’s worth retweeting, I … Continue reading

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