Tag Archives: Theresa May

No to the Russia hysteria – rally to Corbyn and the left

Jim Pickard of the FT makes this point about Corbyn’s response to May on the Russia hysteria in parliament: “Corbyn looks almost entirely isolated in the House of Commons with his ‘on the one hand, on the other hand’ approach … Continue reading

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Irish border crisis: a democratic deficit across Europe

There was something obscene about the intervention in the London media by the chief whip of the right wing bosses government in Dublin this week. Fine Gael’s Joe McHugh summoned up the spectre of a resurgence of armed Loyalist and … Continue reading

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Islamophobia – more than hate crime, state ideology

  Islamophobia – anti-Muslim racism – is being described on much of the broadcast media as a form of “extremism” or of “hate crime”. But there is something distinct about Islamophobia. Not distinct in that it is in some way … Continue reading

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Why Juncker and May need each other

“Praise god it’s not Russia this time!” The Russian embassy in London neatly trolled Theresa May as she stood on the steps of Downing Street this week accusing Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU of interference in the British general election. … Continue reading

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No to Trump – some next steps for a new movement

The US Trump sacks the acting Attorney General, saying she has betrayed the government for declaring his racist travel ban illegal. His press secretary says complaints that the White House’s message on Holocaust Memorial Day did not even mention Jews … Continue reading

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Back Corbyn over Article 50 – demand MPs vote with him

  Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the Tory defeat in the Supreme Court over the Article 50 process to trigger Brexit is excellent. He says: ‘The Government has today been forced by the Supreme Court to accept the sovereignty of Parliament. … Continue reading

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National Conservatism: Trump, May and anti-Semitism

Some 75 percent of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain are the responsibility of the far right, says a committee of MPs. The actual figure may be higher. That is both because the committee has demonstrated a consistent bias in seeking to … Continue reading

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