Tag : politics

As Maduro Strangles Democracy, Corbyn Needs To Step Up

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Withering assessment on @BBCNewsnight of @jeremycorbyn's words today from Labour's own sister party in Venezuela... how can he ignore this? pic.twitter.com/xXIPYIbuVy— Harry Cole (@MrHarryCole) August 7, 2017 In recent days, things have slid from questionable democracy to outright dictatorship in Venezuela. Just this weekend, the new constituent assembly silenced Luisa ... Read More

Who’s ready for Rees-Mogg?

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Whisper it quietly but people are slowly but surely starting to use the words “Rees-Mogg” and ‘Prime Minister’ in the same sentence. The odds on his becoming so have been slashed in recent weeks, making a Rees-Mogg premiership more likely than so-called big hitters such as Sajid Javid and Michael ... Read More

The Gryphon asks: Umunna’s Brexit amendment – the right decision?

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Yes – Samuel Robinson As the painful Brexit saga rumbles on, we have our latest morsel of tragi-comic entertainment: Chuka Umunna’s motion to amend the Queen’s Speech to guarantee membership of the single market and customs union after exit from the EU. It wasn’t long before Umunna was being shot … Read More

GE2017: the real winners

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The real winners in last week’s general election were the youth. With the Conservatives losing their majority and the Labour party, whilst making impressive gains, falling short, it is the young people of Britain who can come away from the election knowing that their job has been done. Corbyn’s Labour … Read More

Leeds UKIP candidate supports NHS privatisation

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Leeds Central UKIP candidate Bill Palfreman has expressed his support for privatising the NHS at a hustings organised by Open Rights Group, Amnesty International, and Global Justice Now. Speaking first to the public in relation to cyber security and attacks on the NHS, Palfreman said “I don’t know if anyone remembers … Read More

May we debate you, Prime Minister?

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Within hours of the announcement of a snap general election, Downing Street was reporting the Prime Minister would not be appearing in any televised debate with the opposition during the election campaign. For many, this represents blatant disregard for our democracy, as it portrays Theresa May “insulting the people of … Read More

Students, your country needs you!

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With the announcement of the Snap Election that is going to take place on June 8th later this year, speculation is already occurring over whom 18-24 year olds will vote for. AKA, who will the student population of the country vote for – being that they are now the most … Read More

Why I think Brexit is terrifying

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In the future, I imagine, historians will spend long hours and thousands of pages debating the exact events leading up to and following the 23rd of June 2016, so let me set something down for the record. The only reason we’re in this mess is David Cameron’s incompetence and colossal … Read More

The Trump effect

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By now everyone is aware of the complete buffoon Donald Trump is and that he is a racist, bigoted, small minded man. I can deal with that – he’s on the other side of the world and I don’t need to go to America in the next four years so … Read More

How Jeremy Corbyn has turned Labour into a pressure group

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Last week, a Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) meeting reportedly ended with a fierce argument between Jeremy Corbyn and members of the PLP. The specific nature of the dispute is not yet known. However, the disagreement was important enough for Corbyn to release a defensive yet painfully docile statement from what … Read More