Momentum’s ‘Team Corbyn’ missing a name. Vote for the full #JC9yes9 for NEC

Momentum has issued a new campaign video for the ongoing elections for nine members of Labour’s National Executive Committee – showing only eight candidates, now collectively named ‘Team Corbyn’ instead of the ‘JC9’. For some time, Momentum’s graphics etc continued to show the full ‘grassroots left’ slate of nine candidates including incumbent NEC member Peter Willsman, […]

Huge list of BAME orgs challenge Labour to defend all rights equally by resisting IHRA ‘suppression’

Right-wing groups continue to attempt to pressurise the Labour Party into amending its ‘gold standard’ Code of Conduct by fully incorporating examples in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) ‘working definition’ of antisemitism. Many – including the definition’s creator, UK legal experts and a retired judge – believe the examples that Labour clarified and/or caveated […]

Newham Labour members present Williamson with SKWAWKBOX #WeAreCorbyn t-shirt

Chris Williamson took his excellent Democracy Roadshow to Ilford yesterday – no doubt to the delight of the town’s two dire right-wing Labour MPs – and a group of Newham attendees presented him with a gift to commemorate his visit. A SKWAWKBOX #WeAreCorbyn t-shirt: I had no idea this was going to happen and came […]

Jewish people respond with disgust to Hodge’s ‘1930s Germany’ comment

Labour MP Margaret Hodge spoke to Sky News yesterday about the experience of being told that she faced a disciplinary investigation for swearing at and insulting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – and compared it to being Jewish in the 1930s and fleeing Nazi Germany: The comparison – of receiving a disciplinary letter and being hounded […]

2014 Palestinian embassy post confirms: Corbyn there to commemorate 1985 victims

Today, the Labour Party has lodged a formal complaint with IPSO, the body that passes for a regulator for the main press titles, about the ‘MSM’s misrepresentation of Jeremy Corbyn’s 2014 visit to the Hammam Chott Palestinian cemetery in Tunis. The media have wildly skewed the facts, claiming initially that Corbyn laid a wreath at […]

The lovely folks at Sussex Friends of Israel might not want this to go viral

The ‘Sussex Friends of Israel’ Twitter account is full of bile against Jeremy Corbyn. You have to scroll a long way down its Twitter feed as of this moment to find a tweet that isn’t directly about the Labour leader – and even then, it looks indirectly about him. The politics of its comments are not hard […]

Corbyn’s Tunis trip cost below declaration threshold

Jeremy Corbyn Right-wing rags have been desperately peddling the innuendo that Jeremy Corbyn might have done something bad by ‘failing’ to declare his 2014 trip to Tunisia – already the subject of increasingly-desperate and ineffective smears about wreaths and standing next to people – in the register of MPs’ interests. The smear runs something like, “If […]

Latest poll: SEVEN-point swing as Labour climbs two while Tories dive by five

If you’ve noticed a lot of suddenly-bald ‘centrists’, Tories and media editors around, it just might have something to do with the latest poll from Number Cruncher Politics. The ‘shock’ poll shows Labour leading the Tories after a seven-point swing*, with the Tories tumbling by five points while Labour climbed by two compared to the organisation’s […]

Dear Times and Daniel, I don’t know how to tell you this: Corbyn can’t see the future. Even a month

The desperation of the smears against Jeremy Corbyn has been increasing – and increasingly apparent – over the last few weeks. The claims that Corbyn had laid a wreath at, or been beside, the graves of some people who are buried in a different country were ridiculous – but a low point was reached with […]

United Nations as well as Thatcher condemned Israel’s Tunis airstrike

The media’s frenetic attempts to construct a smear out of Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to a Tunis cemetery continue grow increasingly desperate, with supposedly respected journalists shaming themselves by publishing naked fake news such as the claim that he laid wreaths or was near the Tunisian graves of those who carried out the Munich attack, when […]