19 leading academics endorse rigour, caution, findings of damning media bias study

Earlier this month, the SKWAWKBOX published details of a landmark academic study that was highly critical of the integrity of the coverage by mainstream media of the issue of alleged antisemitism in the Labour Party. Predictably, that study was attacked by those who have an interest in portraying Labour in that way, or in maintaining […]

BBC ignores condemnation of Tory support for Hungary antisemitism

As the SKWAWKBOX showed yesterday, Tory MEPs voted to support the ‘sovereign’ right of the Hungarian government run by the overtly-antisemitic Viktor Orbán to discriminate against women, minorities and migrants – including accommodating and actively promoting antisemitism. The decision was condemned as ‘extremely concerning’ by the Board of Deputies of British Jews, but was met with […]

Leaked email exposes Dem attempts to coordinate antisemitism smear vs left candidate Nixon

As the SKWAWKBOX revealed last night, the US Democratic Party in New York State tore a page straight out of the anti-Corbyn playbook by launching a campaign to smear TV star and left-wing candidate for the party’s nomination for state governor, Cynthia Nixon. The smear triggered a huge backlash among Ms Nixon’s supporters and in […]

Close-up video of May’s face as she faces Irish vote-cheat grilling is revealing

Four faces of Theresa May, grilled in Dublin over Tory vote-cheating Theresa May is in Ireland today – and faced a grilling from Irish journalists about the Tories’ ‘pairing breach’ vote-cheating scandal. It must have been a shock to her system compared to the anodyne tee-ups she receives from most UK ‘MSM’ – for a […]

Video: a tale of two Toms – Watson’s five-day about-face on May’s Brexit deal

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson They say a week is a long time in politics. It seems five days is a very long time in the life of politician Tom Watson. Just last Tuesday, Watson – along with a number of other Labour ‘moderates’ – enraged many Labour supporters by telling the BBC that he […]

“Not time to talk elections” – hear Kinnock ready to ‘unite’ with May ‘in national interest’

Stephen Kinnock as last year’s general election exit poll was announced. On Tuesday morning, the SKWAWKBOX highlighted the right-wing ‘centrist’ Labour MPs – all of whom happen to have a record of trying to remove party leader Jeremy Corbyn – who are expressing a willingness to prop up Theresa May’s collapsing government. ‘In the national […]

‘Centrist’ u-turn on cards as ‘Labour’ back-benchers consider shoring up May?

Since news broke of Brexit Secretary David Davis’ resignation, media ‘outriders’ for so-called ‘centrist’ Labour MPs have been increasingly claiming the country needs a ‘national government’. The subsequent resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary will do nothing to quell those calls. Rumours among Labour insiders are increasing that right-wing backbenchers who have until now […]

3 ministerial resignations show govt Brexit chaos – and MSM bankruptcy

The news breaking on Sunday evening into Monday morning that no fewer than three Tory ministers – including Brexit Secretary David Davis – have resigned in dudgeon over Theresa May’s Brexit weakness will surprise anyone only because Tories tend to threaten but not actually deliver when it comes to rebelling. Whether Michel Barnier  would notice an […]

Video: Blair, Brown – and Tory – govts ‘appalling’, ‘inexcusable’ on ‘horrific’ torture

An image of a rendered prisoner by artist Banksy (image: Eadmundo, Wikimedia Commons) A damning report issued by the House of Commons’ Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) finds the UK government and intelligence services guilty of knowing collusion in the rendition and torture of prisoners by the US. The ISC reports: 198 cases of UK intelligence […]

W Mids Regional Director post advertised

An ad has just gone up on the Labour Party website for a new Regional Director for the West Midlands – the position had been vacant for some time after the incumbent went on long-term absence. The region has been in the grip of controversy in recent months after allegations of anti-democratic practice and sexual […]