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Corbyn staffer: Starmer’s too busy repackaging Thatcherism to increase taxes on the wealthy

Analysis of Starmer’s vague and non-committal lack of policy suggests an underlying goal, says former LOTO worker ‘Tax the rich’ looks like a foreign concept to Keir Starmer, says former Corbyn staffer Phil Bevin worked in Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition leader’s … Continue reading

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A quick note about Liz Truss

Liz Truss: the queen of cheese may prove even more clueless than Raab. You may have heard a lot of commentary from broadcasters you trust, claiming that Liz Truss’s promotion from Trade to the Foreign Office shows she is a … Continue reading

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Leaked recording shows Raab telling officials to ignore human rights in seeking trade partners

‘If we restrict it to countries with ECHR-level standards of human rights, we’re not going to do many trade deals’ – says now-Justice Secretary Now-former – since yesterday – Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been exposed telling officials to ignore … Continue reading

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Government will relieve HGV driver shortage by removing ‘reversing’ element. Idiotic

The UK’s stupid Tory government has promised to increase the number of HGV driving tests available in order to relieve the current driver shortage – by eliminating a vital element in which drivers must show they can reverse the vehicle. … Continue reading

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Also in the news: right-wing media plan to speed NHS privatisation?

Today’s headlines: Are the right-wing papers trying to hasten privatisation of the NHS by discrediting staff? There appears to be a sinister plan by the right-wing media to dismantle the NHS by attempting to discredit NHS staff, blaming them for … Continue reading

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Exclusive: threatened with expulsion for supporting Corbyn – while he was Labour leader

Member denies right-wing machine the pleasure of expelling him Still drawing a crowd: Jeremy Corbyn speaking to Liverpool against the arms fair demo on SaturdaySkwawkbox warned last week that the right-wing regime running the Labour party was about to stoop … Continue reading

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Does Starmer support Zarah Sultana over Islamophobia – or the Islamophobes who attack her?

It’s a reasonable question. Keir Starmer’s support for Zionist Jews (but not socialist Jews, note) is monumental; he will pursue well beyond the point of persecution anybody who suggests such people might behave in questionable ways (see this article for … Continue reading

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Labour caved on Barnard under threat of legal action

Neo-Labour yet again unprincipled yet spineless Earlier this evening, Keir Starmer’s Labour caved on its threat to investigate Young Labour chair Jess Barnard for ‘hostile’ social media after she challenged transphobia on Twitter. Initial reports indicated that the party had … Continue reading

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Also in the news: emergencies the Tories are creating – to break the law?

“If you let politicians break the law in an emergency, they will create an emergency in order to break the law.” Under national emergency Boris Johnson, the UK is lurching from one disaster to another. Are they deliberately engineering these … Continue reading

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What’s the worst that could happen?

Extreme heat and dry weather created the conditions for massive wildfires around the world, like the blazes that torched Greece in August. https://www.vox.com/22620706/climate-change-ipcc-report-2021-ssp-scenario-future-warming These five climate scenarios show us what the future of the planet could look like.By Umair Irfan  Sep 10, … Continue reading

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