Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Mélenchon Uprising

In France, Mélenchon, the candidate of a ‘left movement’ has drawn level with other leading contenders in the first round of the presidential election on Sunday (23rd April). If he goes into the second round with Le Pen Brexit will … Continue reading

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Don’t agree an election on June 8th!

How desperate am I, writing this on an unread blog on the morning after Jeremy Corbyn agreed to holding an election on 8th June? If there is a reason for 5-year parliaments it is precisely to stop prime ministers exploiting their … Continue reading

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Labour possessed by demons

I don’t mean evil spirits – although there are a number to choose from –  I mean the almost inexplicable seizures of emotion followed by uncontrollable spasms indicating severe psychological trauma. How else explain the bizarre pursuit of Ken Livingstone. … Continue reading

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