Category Archives: politics

Helen Lewis, Toby Young and Momentum

Everybody should watch this week’s Sunday Politics. Why? Many reasons, but let’s focus on the ‘debate’ on Momentum. Sarah Smith had no problem with Toby Young comparing Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters’ overwhelming dominance in the Labour Party today to the violent … Continue reading

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Should there be collective punishment of men?

I have a terrible confession to make: I am not a woman. As such, I need to choose my words very, very carefully. I, a mere man, dare to suggests ideas for creating a more civilised society for everyone who … Continue reading

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Dennis Skinner is only human? Big deal.

Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies are having a field day because Dennis Skinner defied a three line whip. The left needs to discuss this. What are the arguments we need to address? What are the options we are presented with by friends … Continue reading

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Lenin, Trotsky, Luxemburg, Molyneux?

The more I think about it, the more I realize I have my work cut out vis-a-vis convincing TUSC to join Labour. If you think that will stop me, dream on. I have almost 19,000 Twitter followers, so I may … Continue reading

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John Molyneux defends Leninism

I bought a John Molyneux book yesterday: “Lenin For Today”. I probably shouldn’t review it until I’ve actually read it. But I already know we disagree. That’s okay. John’s “Marxism and the Party” was one of the first three books … Continue reading

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There’s no parliamentary road to WHAT?

Marxists need to join Labour immediately. But there’s no point doing that unless we know exactly why we’re doing it and what our long term strategy is. I have been trying to explain my thinking for some time, from long … Continue reading

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Why TUSC needs to join Labour

Dave Nellist belongs in Labour. He knows that. So does Jeremy Corbyn. Why are we waiting? Everybody knows that Dave Nellist has zero interest in leading TUSC into splitting the anti-Tory vote under any first-past-the-post elections when Jeremy Corbyn is … Continue reading

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