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 »

Labour’s Enemy Within

28 Feb

What do they say about feeding the monster? Back in December, Labour MP Chris Williamson publicly opposed Islington Labour Party’s decision to ban saxophonist Gilad Atzmon, an Israeli Jew labelled “antisemitic”, from a Christmas gig. In the face of orchestrated … Read More »

Labour Party: Gang of 7 Gone

18 Feb

Says Momentum today: [Chris] Leslie and Chuka [Umunna] have been undermining the leadership from the very moment Jeremy was elected. They are attacking Labour for “weaken[ing] our national security”, supporting “states hostile to our country” and being “hostile to businesses … Read More »