Monthly Archives: June 2016

Rights remain aspiration not reality

Originally posted on Disability now:
Looking back on 30 years of campaigning and activism, Andy Rickell says our rights are still too often granted at the whim of governments rather than being a given. One of the disabled people’s movement’s…

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#KeepCorbyn : An open letter to the Labour right in the PLP

Originally posted on 100 miles from the sea:
I’m writing to you as a Labour party member to beg you to respect the mandate of Jeremy Corbyn as leader. I have always been a Labour voter. I was the generation who…

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Tony Benn is turning in his grave over the treachery of his son

Originally posted on No Time to Think:
IN an act of Machiavellian treachery rarely seen at the top of the Labour Party, Hilary Benn has been acting in a sinister leadership coup attempt against Jeremy Corbyn. It emerged just four…

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Eight Labour MPs who should hang their heads in shame

Originally posted on No Time to Think:
IN an act of narrow self-interest and political opportunism, eight right wing Labour MPs are using the Brexit vote as a chance to knife their leader Jeremy Corbyn in the back. MPs Margaret…

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Representative Democracy

Originally posted on Leave the EU:
It took particularly British — more correctly English — genius to develop the concept of representative democracy. We consent to being governed, on condition that the executive is accountable to a democratically-elected parliament. We…

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David Cameron: Portrait Of A Deceitful Charlatan With No Redeeming Qualities

Originally posted on Semi-Partisan Politics:
– Apparently there is panic in Number 10 Downing Street and among the slavishly pro-EU establishment. Good. They have waged a contemptible, negative and deceitful campaign, and whether or not it prevails on June 23…

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Lots of little Englanders wont make Britain great

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
 Brendan Cox gave a moving speech yesterday in honour of his wife as worldwide tributes were held on what would have been the MP’s 42nd birthday. Some people have been angered by my previous…

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