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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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The Buck Stops With You, Nicola Sturgeon

Dear Nicola Sturgeon, I have decided to make official complaints about SNP politicians — one MP, one MSP and one councillor. Nevertheless, unless you can persuade me otherwise, I hold you personally responsible for the failings of all three: the buck stops … 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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Why will the BBC refuse to investigate a hoax call by Chris Bambery?

Originally posted on WORKERS UNITED:
Chris Bambery is posing as ‘Ed’ in Russia. Edward Snowden should be warned. BBC Complaint Department’s Richard Carey’s response to my complaint about their helping Chris Bambery perpetrate a hoax on BBC Radio Scotland listeners is…

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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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