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Quirks of History: Michael Foot Campaigns with Tony Blair – Video

Tony Blair’s press secretary says that he’s exactly the kind of young man that any Beaconsfield mother would be happy to welcome as her daughter’s escort to the Young Conservative dance.

Voting is haaaaard

Voting is Haaaaard

It’s not just the Labour Party that is currently going super-nova as it appears to swallow itself in its own singularity, I’ll stop that right there. A simple thing like voting has lead to ritualistic self-examination, recrimination and rebuilding within the Labour Party here in the UK. But we need to not point the nose of mirth at politics and politicians getting “one person/one vote” wrong. The world(s?) of Science Ficion has recently tripped over its own referendum.

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Labour and Its Horrible Histories

With the Labour Party currently at war over the heart, soul, the future (and in some cases of the dangerous historical rewriting by political commentators), its past and those of its leadership candidates, let us use actual evidence to relive one of the great modernising moments in the history of the Labour Party. And while we’re at it, let’s palm our faces at the repetition unearthed from one small book and one survey carried out at the start of the swinging 60s.

Applebaum vs Corbyn – Spinning History

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn has been accused by award-winning historian, Anne Applebaum of being a ‘useful idiot’ and swallowing the information (or mis or disinformation) put into play by the heavily Kremlin influenced Russia Today broadcaster. Applebaum has produced some truly excellent history with books such as Gulag: A History of the Soviet Camps but in this case, her politics are smothering her objectivity and producing Spin

The Welcome to the Labour Party Email is Sad and Positive

Following the recent UK General Election result, which confirmed to me that Imhad to actually do something to help drag the country back from selfism and the self-flagellation of “austerity”, I rejoined the Labour Party. The email I received to confirm this is both pleasing and saddening. It’s from outgoing leader Ed Miliband. He seemed …

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New Statesman’s Staggering Hit Beggary

I write now as a lefty and not as someone whose day job is trying to get people to read the commercial website about video games (‘videogames’) that I edit. Sadly I find myself writing about this sad piece of hit-begging nonsense masquerading as economic analysis in the New Statesman magazine (Est 1913). Diablo III …

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