May ends in tears

26 May

* * * In the first and more specific of two reminders – lest tears fog up our memory – Fire Brigades Union General Secretary Matt Wrack points out that: Many of the underlying issues at Grenfell were due to … Read More »

Letter to Julian Assange

13 May

Dear Julian Thank you for your courage. It shames me as a socialist that so many whose leftist views should have had them backing you, in gratitude for the truths you brought us and to demand an end to the … Read More »

Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 8

1 May

Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 1 Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 2 Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 3 Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 4 Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 5 Roddis v Sheffield Hallam Part 6 (Private) Roddis v Sheffield … Read More »

Lindsey German on Brexit

2 Apr

Most of my friends are baby boomers like me. As a rule we dislike capitalism but don’t dislike it enough. Faintly pink, or fire engine red, we too often fail to see – though the pieces are there for all … Read More »

Zero evidence from Andrew Rawnsley

3 Mar

Had there been a scintilla of residual doubt on the matter, and there wasn’t, Andrew Rawnsley’s references in today’s Guardian Opinion to ‘Labour moderates’ would have erased it. That piece – Labour’s balance of terror has shifted. Now Corbynites have … Read More »