Labour council accused of ‘criminalising homelessness’

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There must be something about bigots, as this Katie Hopkins/Nigel Farage faceswap works perfectly | The Poke

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Former Essex MP charged in connection with #ToryElectionFraud allegations | Anglia – ITV News

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Corbyn supporters need to back #McDonnellAmendment. Here’s how.

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I was asked to do a shorter version of an earlier post on this topic. Here it is.

mcdonnell-conferenceAs the rules currently stand, the far-too-numerous right-wing Labour MPs/MEPs can realistically blockany left-wing candidate from being able to stand in any future leadership election. The way the rules work requires a number of nominations that might well not be achievable for a genuine-Labour MP – given the current proportion of right-wing members of the parliamentary Labour party.

Even though that candidate would win by a landslide among the 500,000+ Labour members if they did make it onto the ballot.

The McDonnell Amendment aims to change that by reducing the nominations threshold so that it should always be possible to give the members at least one left-wing candidate they would want to support, instead of a ‘pick your shade of blue‘ list.

If you are a Labour member or…

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Sam Seder’s Majority Report: Theresa May Laughs Like an Evil Robot

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Yes, I know this is ad hominem, and not a reasoned rebuttal of the Tories’ policies. But I’m posting this up to show that American progressives also find Theresa May thoroughly revolting. In this clip from The Majority Report, Sam Seder’s co-host comments on a clip of Theresa May laughing in derision at one of Jeremy Corbyn’s questions. The laugh is so strange, that the presenter says he’s prepared to believe that she’s actually one of the lizard shapeshifters. This is a reference to David Icke’s bonkers theory that the Illuminati who run in the world, including leading politicians like Ted Heath, are really alien reptoids. He also wonders if the laugh might be genuine, but May laughs so rarely that it’s strange when it comes out.

He concludes by wondering what Jeremy Corbyn’s doing wrong to lose in the polls to her, so repugnant does he find her…

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PIP investigation: MPs expand search for evidence, but again sidestep dishonesty claims

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Nearly half of PIP reviews saw award cut, according to unpublished DWP figures | Disability News Service 

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Ministers forced into sickness benefit u-turn over ‘sanction fodder’ measure |Disability News Service 

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In Liverpool, 20 Tory cuts have brought a city and its people to breaking point | Frances Ryan | Opinion | The Guardian

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Policeman Killed by Terrorist Should Get Award for His Sacrifice | Beastrabban\’s Weblog

https://beastrabban.wordpress.com/2017/03/23/policeman-killed-by-terrorist-should-get-award-for-his-sacrifice/

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