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Poppy Day Dilemmas

This post was originally posted on my The Word of Sinnaluvva blog in November 2010 and has also been previously posted on this weblog. As both a Christian and a Socialist, I always have problems with the celebration of militarism … Continue reading

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Complaint Against Kuenssberg: The BBC Respond (at last!)

Originally posted on The Free Press?:
We have pursued the BBC for the best part of a year now in search of a response to Laura Kuenssberg’s coverage of Keir Starmer’s decision to deny the parliamentary whip to Jeremy Corbyn.…

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Questions for Keir – Jewish Labour members need answers — rebel notes

  Dear Keir, Congratulations on winning the Labour leadership contest. I will confess that I did not vote for you, and also that, because the campaigning period for the contest had been significantly truncated by the Coronavirus emergency in which … Continue reading

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Woes and Wherefores

You put your left hand in, you pull your left hand out … that’s what it’s all about. Well that sounds easy enough, a simple exercise but, I’ve recently been made to think about just what, and how many, muscles … Continue reading

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Letter by over 100 left-wing Jews supporting Chris Williamson removed by Guardian. Read it still here:

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
The Guardian newspaper has removed a letter from over 100 prominent left-wing Jews – including Noam Chomsky, Norman Finkelstein and the actor Ed Asner – in support of Labour MP Chris Williamson against accusations of…

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Far-right anti-semites infiltrating pro-Israel Jewish groups

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
We have truly gone through the looking glass and come out in a world turned upside down. Rabidly antisemitic far-right neo-nazis and Holocaust deniers are hiding their previous antisemitism and forging links to pro-Israel…

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This damaged Tory government needs putting out of its misery

Originally posted on Labour Hub:
This is the editorial from the latest issue of Labour Briefing magazine The US continues to ratchet up tensions against Iran, alleging it attacked oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, while offering scant evidence…

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Open Letter To Tom Watson About Brexit

Originally posted on Turning the Tide:
? Dear Tom Watson A significant number of Labour Party Members have experienced ever growing disgust over your determination to represent your views as our own over Brexit, when in truth, the membership has…

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The Greatest Bird On Earth

Originally posted on G. J. Gamble :
No British summer would be complete without the screech of Swifts darting overhead. This distinctive call is incomparably evocative of a blissful, warm summers day; for me a trigger of childhood memories playing out…

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Beware far-right candidates posing as ‘independents’ in local elections

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Labour MP Jo Cox was murdered by a local far-right extremist in her constituency who hated ethnic and religious diversity, her tolerance and her opposition to Brexit. So it’s probably not surprising that other local…

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