Category Archives: Ed Miliband

Some light Christmas reading

A few politics articles for light Christmas reading … Why are taxpayers spending £60m on a bridge for Joanna Lumley? The bridge has been sold as a new public right of way by Johnson. In reality it is anything but. … Continue reading

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ISIS, Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria

http://www.vox.com/cards/things-about-isis-you-need-to-know/sunni-shia-conflict-ISIS Perhaps the single most important factor in ISIS’ recent resurgence is the conflict between Iraqi Shias and Iraqi Sunnis. ISIS fighters themselves are Sunnis, and the tension between the two groups is a powerful recruiting tool for ISIS. The … Continue reading

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About Cameron and Clegg’s vows …

Cameron vows no more “pointless reorganisations” of the NHS Nick Clegg vows to scrap tuition fees This latest vow is Ed Miliband’s chance to join his mates. Now voters can make an informed choice …

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Cameron, Clegg and Ed sneak in a snoopers’ charter by the back door

A snoopers’ charter by the backdoor: One day until Drip is forced through by Ian Dunt Privacy campaigners are frantically trying to brief MPs about the implications of the data retention and investigatory powers bill (Drip), before it is forced … Continue reading

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Cameron says be afraid of evil terrrists in this dangerous world

“Sometimes in the dangerous world in which we live we need our security services to listen to someone’s phone and read their emails to identify and disrupt a terrorist plot.” Cameron said the public needed to be protected from “criminals … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis

What a hoot, The Labour Press Team announce The Press Team later claimed that their Twitter account had been hacked, blaming a “bot”. A group of former British ambassadors call for Tony Blair to be sacked as Middle East envoy … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis

Commentary and analysis of recent UK political events … Good to see that blind old cnut David ‘airy-fairy civil liberties’ Blunkett announces his resignation at the next general election. Not a moment to soon, eh? The Liberal-Demonrats are out for … Continue reading

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UK politics news

A selection of recent UK and international political articles. How to discredit your democratic opponents in Egypt | openDemocracy  How we ended up paying farmers to flood our homes | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian  Hospital … Continue reading

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UK politics news

Recent UK politics news articles Cabinet secrets reveal Thatcher’s “war of attrition” against Scargill Thatcher’s secret intervention in policing of miners’ pickets Thatcher cover-up: MacGregor’s secret hit list for pit closures Bring It On | George Monbiot Labour Must Repeal … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

The government is trying to pass a clause in the Care bill today that will allow hospitals to be closed much easier without public consultation. Hospital closure clause battle heats up today Stormy scenes are likely in parliament today as … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

Links today – reach your own conclusions. I spared you from a photo of Alastair Campbell. Secret memo shows key role for Blairites in Labour’s election team (Alan Milburn started the privatization of the NHS under Blair) conflicts with David and … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics news. I found Cameron’s joke quite amusing: “It’s fair to say he’s no longer a follower of Marx, he’s loving Engels instead.”   Vince Cable defends Royal Mail valuation as profit almost doubles … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

The ConDem coalition government has published the HS2 bill. At 49,910 pages long it evades democracy by preventing representations. 891 pages would need to be read every day to simply read it in the 8 weeks for representations. It presents … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

Commentary and analysis of recent UK (and US today) politics news. Socialist and former Occupy activist Kshama Sawant has been elected to Seattle council. It’s a big issue for a Socialist to be elected in the States. Miliband Accuses PM … Continue reading

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Continuing analysis of David Cameron’s web censorship

David Cameron spoke on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour at 4p.m. today. I didn’t listen to it although it will be on iplayer later. I’m commenting on this article instead. Cameron’s comments are more nuanced e.g. not confusing Tor’s “dark net” … Continue reading

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Labour: We’ll scrap benefits for under 25s [unless they agree to be subjected to forced labour or some useless training course]

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/labour/10461175/Labour-Well-scrap-benefits-for-under-25s.html Only those in “purposeful” training or carrying out an “intensive” job search would be eligible for the allowance, under proposals being considered by the party People under the age of 25 would be barred from claiming unemployment benefits under … Continue reading

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Russell Brand on Revolution

Well worth reading and I will adopt and adapt some of his suggestions. http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2013/10/russell-brand-on-revolution … Cameron, Osborne, Boris, all of them lot, they went to the same schools and the same universities that have the same decor as the old … Continue reading

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Socialist Revolution

Sounds like Russel Brand’s on the right lines there. [29/10/13 Apologies, that should be Russell Brand.] I used to call for revo …. I had considerations for democracy ~ and after contemplation decided that contemporary UK democracy is an illusion. … Continue reading

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Jack Straw, evil torturing lying cnut

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/oct/10/jack-straw-torture-libyan-dissidents Jack Straw accused of misleading MPs over torture of Libyan dissidents Former foreign secretary named in legal documents concerning Gaddafi opponents held after MI6 tip-offs Jack Straw, the former foreign secretary, and Sir Mark Allen, a former senior MI6 … Continue reading

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How I disagree with Greg Dyke on Tony Bliar

Inspired by this article about Greg Dyke on Tony Blair. Tony Blair has been called “a shady figure” and a “very sad man” by former BBC director-general Greg Dyke. In an explosive interview with the Financial Times, he also said … Continue reading

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