Vampire State: How much longer can the decaying, bankrupt, cancerous Tory government survive?
By Jeff Goulding on Public Reading Rooms Difficult to know what’s more absurd, Theresa May’s claim that the Conservatives are […]
Steven Gerrard: a life and a career on the edge
Originally posted on Row Z:
THERE’s a tendency for football supporters to deify their heroes, to bestow supernatural powers on them…
So, I wrote this book…
Red Odyssey: Liverpool F.C. 1892-2017 I feel like I owe you all an explanation. I acknowledge that my contributions to […]
Tory disdain for democracy reduces Parliament to a talking shop
Older heads than mine may be able to remember a more shambolic and inept government than that of Theresa May. […]
For the many, not the few
Vote to end war, for peace and for justice. Vote for schools and hospitals, the poor and the homeless. Vote […]
Why we should all resist the Tory art of distraction
The Tory Party and their friends in the media are dong you and your family a great disservice. Don't be fooled.
Theresa May’s politics of fear and the avoidance of scrutiny
There are two paths we can take in the face of violence and hate. Manchester just pointed out the right one.
Tory shambles: A portrait of weak leadership
The Tory Party has revealed its self as a total shambles, bereft of ideas and built on a vision that wold not be out of place in a Dickens novel.
“Solid Conservatism.” It’s just punishment for a crime we didn’t commit
Today the Tory Party published its manifesto. Theresa May described it as “solid Conservatism” and the BBC dutifully reported that […]
Why I won’t be giving up the fight for a socialist Labour Party
The challenge that faces Labour today is whether to run from the fight, or stand firm and see it through? I won’t be running.
The ‘moderate tendency’ and the entitlement delusion
The subversion of democracy, even when it seeks to damage those we disagree with, harms all of us.
Jeremy Corbyn: A revolution in plain sight
In their thousands they came. Carrying home-made placards, they came. Women pushing prams, their kids in tow, the young, middle-aged […]
Dear Tom, about this Trotsky thing…..
Attempts to use the word 'Trotskyist' as an insult, are both politically illiterate and designed to place certain ideas beyond the political pale.
Why I’m voting for Corbyn, and why you should too
The idea that any Labour government is better than a Tory one sells our people short. Yes we need Labour in power, but to do what? If not to transform society into one, in which all people are of equal value, and where wealth and power are distributed equitably, then it is for nothing.
Undermining hope: The toxic legacy of a pointless leadership election
Since when has dreaming of a better world been a crime? Life is painfully short and to devote your energies to anything other than imagining a better world, and striving to make it a reality, is a life wasted.
Forged in the fire of protest: A Prime Minister for the many
If you want a Prime Minister who stands on the side of the many, then you should be heartened by a man who has done just that his whole life.
Lies, damn lies and false narratives
Labour's self-styled moderates are using the doctrine of false narrative to undermine party democracy. It is a tool Labour's enemies have perfected down the years and it should shame Corbyn's right-wing opponents.
Peace: The Only Way To Truly Honour The Fallen
Once gain the right-wing media is in ferment. No it’s not rising use of food-banks, homelessness or the ongoing humanitarian […]