ARE WE A NATION BEYOND CARING? By Paul Halas They partied and broke their own rules; they’ve been […]
Strategic betrayals are always rewarded By Phil Hall In the Middle Ages in 1381 the mayor of London, […]
by Garry O’Connor The word ‘religion’ comes from the Latin religare, meaning ‘to bind back’, and in the […]
Will activism become a cottage industry? By Paul Halas The news that the selection process for prospective Labour […]
. . . says the Doomsday clock Zombie Apocalypse, 25 th July 2021 By Gordon Liddle It looks […]
Since, incredibly, losing Hartlepool to the Tories, Starmer has been engaged in a balletic act of shadow-boxing against a leadership challenger who doesn’t exist. A recent poll found that Labour voters overwhelmingly want Starmer to go before the next election, but most have no idea who will replace him. In other words, they’re so keen to be rid of him hat they don’t care that there’s no obvious successor.
But communities helping themselves, breaking free from corporate tyranny, building sustainable, more localised economies, getting representatives who actually represent them rather than vested interests – now that should be one hell of a draw.
A coalition of the left might achieve that. But if Labour is ever to be reborn, it will have to shed the centrist dead wood and learn to live with like-minded progressive groups. Ditch first past the post. Cooperate.
If not Labour, then who? In football you write off teams that miss open goal after open goal, […]
Is New Labour’s dystopian surveillance society back on the cards again?
Or, “I really think we need to take a break”. By Paul Halas After several months of running […]
Keir Starmer has now alienated the best and the most idealistic people in the Labour Party By Phil […]