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The Labour leadership election vote is upon us – well some of us – so the time is right for this post about Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to York on August 8th which I attended. It contains a large chunk of Read the rest

Have you been barred from voting in the Labour Party leadership election? Please share your feelings on how it happened, and why you think you’ve been singled out. A very quick post today regarding the Labour Party leadership contest. Following … Read the rest

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 Read the rest

Liz Kendall

I’m currently working on a dissertation about British Politics and that Dark Art called ‘spin’. Political Spin is a widely used, but little agreed upon term. Within its mouldy folds are practices such as focus groups and polling. These are Read the rest

New Labour's good influence

Blairite columnists such as the laughably fanatical John Rentoul have been casting stones of supercilious pomposity at the current Labour leadership battle that pits Blair/Brown-spawn of different degrees, Candidate A, Candidate B, and Candidate C, against an older, more left Read the rest

Heads Up

The Museu Mineiro in Belo Horizonte not only has the best cafe/restaurant attached to any museum or gallery anywhere in the world, it is also a tiny place. But it has one room that is so packed with Religious Read the rest

How to Resign

On the day that Sepp Blatter explained that he had definitely not resigned from FIFA, despite resigning quite publicly; and in the same year that Nigel Farage definitely didn’t resign or he did… or he said that he wouldn’t stand

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Glastonbury Tent Rank and File Header

Ahhhh, Glastonbury. Free thinking, let it all go, interesting music, masses of activities, safe, lovely environment. WHAT A THING! It’s like you can totally let go and feel the wind of change and disruption just blowing up a storm of

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