Monthly Archives: September 2015

Disappointing McDonnell

Desperate to convince the public of that he is not a ‘deficit denier’ and that he can be ‘trusted with the economy’, John McDonnell will vote for Osborne’s fiscal rules. Apart from that awful phrase ‘deficit denier’ there isn’t anything … Continue reading

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National anthems, culture and politics

Jonathan Friedland (Guardian 18th Sept) thinks ‘you can go left on economic questions but only if you are impregnable on cultural ones’. Specifically, Jeremy Corbyn has to be able to sing the national anthem if he wants to make his … Continue reading

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Labour Party Repro

The Labour Party has been repossessed. Almost lifeless when Blair left it ex-members have flooded back and new, younger ones, joined. Corbyn did not win because mischievous Tories and hard-left interlopers among registered supporters carried him over the line. The … Continue reading

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