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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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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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‘Truly shocking’ that the private-school educated and affluent middle class still run Britain, says Sir John Major

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/10439303/Truly-shocking-that-the-private-school-educated-and-affluent-middle-class-still-run-Britain-says-Sir-John-Major.html The dominance of a private-school educated elite and well-heeled middle class in the “upper echelons” of public life in Britain is “truly shocking”, Sir John Major has said. The dominance of a private-school educated elite and well-heeled middle class … 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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Ed Miliband shifts Leftwards at conference but Rightwards in the PLP

Ed impressed me at his conference. Looks like he’s two-faced in the tradition of Labour party leaders: They tell you what you want to hear. Original with comments is at: http://www.leftfutures.org/2013/10/ed-miliband-shifts-leftwards-at-conference-but-rightwards-in-the-plp/. What sort of party does Miliband really want? The … Continue reading

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail has been almost universally condemned for attacking Ed Miliband through attacking his long-dead father. Ralph Miliband was a Marxist academic and activist, a Jewish immigrant to evade the Nazis and served in the British Royal Navy during … Continue reading

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UK politics news review

Labour Party leader made a well-received speech at their conference at Manchester yesterday. “They think they are born to rule.” … “Have you ever seen a more incompetent, hopeless, out of touch, U-turning, pledge-breaking, make-it-up-as-you-go-along, back-of-the-envelope, miserable shower?” Miliband is … Continue reading

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UK politics news review

A brief post today as I can’t spare the time. The Liberal-Democrat-Conservatives’ party conference at Brighton has finished. The Labour party conference at Manchester has started. Ed Balls scored two goals (the second is disputed by claims that he faked … Continue reading

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News review

ConDem Conservative and Liberal-Democrat Conservative coalition government protects Tony Blair by refusing to release pre-Iraq war cabinet minutes The corporate press promotes Tony Blair Tony Blair’s Iraq meetings to remain secret after government veto The government has vetoed an order … Continue reading

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News review

South London NHS Trust is declared ‘bankrupt’ and placed in ‘receivership’. A private company may take over. Insanity returns to the Labour Party. Insane, deluded, divorced-from-reality, barking mad and woofing former Prime Minister and War Criminal Tony Blair to advise … Continue reading

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NHS news review

There are two main news stories concerning the NHS in the past few days: Opposition to privatisation of the NHS at the Labour Party Conference and campaigners succeeding in – at least temporarily – preventing NHS Gloucestershire from transferring NHS … Continue reading

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NHS news review

Conservative election poster 2010 A few recent news articles about the UK’s Conservative and Liberal-Democrat coalition government – the ConDem’s – brutal attack on the National Health Service. Tories not to be trusted with the NHS, Miliband warns | GPonline.com … Continue reading

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