Death of Democracy

The Eagle camp celebrated late into the night last night, and Owen Smith readied himself to become Labours new leader. They had achieved their aim of shrinking the selectorate by disenfranchising up to 200,000 Labour members by imposing a new and undemocratic 6 month rule; the rule whereby only members of the Labour party who […]

Trident Is Death

During my History lessons at school I have memories of being horrified by the nuclear bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Overwhelmed that more than 200,000 people died in Hiroshima and 150,000 in Nagasaki- that many more died though subsequent injuries and long and lingering illness. I recall not accepting the justification I was taught […]

The Coup Is On

Good news for the so-called moderates, the coup is officially on. There will be an attempt to overthrow the democratically elected leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, this summer, perhaps after the May elections. What is unknown is who the so-called moderates have lined up as leader, should they oust Corbyn. What has been […]