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Sign our petition calling on Corbyn to apologise to the Venezuelan people

Sign our petition calling on Corbyn to apologise to the Venezuelan people

James Bickerton August 2, 2017 0

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a longstanding supporter of Venezuela’s authoritarian socialist Government. As Venezuela descends into impoverishment and tyranny this is an embarrassing fact, but a fact none the less. At The Backbencher

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Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

James Bickerton July 27, 2017 3

Earlier today Momentum, the left-wing campaign group which acts as Jermey Corbyn’s Praetorian Guard, posted a video which portrayed opponents of Labour policies as ignorant poshos. The video features five upper middle-class diners, complete

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Corbyn’s Gulags – a July 2019 review

Corbyn’s Gulags – a July 2019 review

James Bickerton July 25, 2017 1

Note: This piece will first be published in the July 2019 edition of The Backbencher (circulation 250 – copied out on toilet paper by a number of detention centre inmates). It is reproduced here

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Is it time to build a conservative Momentum?

Is it time to build a conservative Momentum?

James Bickerton July 21, 2017 3

Following the disappointing election result of 8 June a good deal of attention has been directed, quite rightly, at how to avoid a repeat. This has focused partly on Conservative mistakes, in particular the

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Top Five Times John McDonnell Supported Political Violence

Top Five Times John McDonnell Supported Political Violence

James Bickerton July 19, 2017 0

For many decades, until relatively recently, there was one absolute inviolable rule in British politics. Senior political figures, regardless of party, never supported or appeared to sympathise with political violence. Well this healthy tradition

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NEW: David Davis slammed as ‘thick as mince, lazy as a toad’ by Brexit architect

NEW: David Davis slammed as ‘thick as mince, lazy as a toad’ by Brexit architect

James Bickerton July 17, 2017 0

Dominic Cummings, one of the two men who ran the successful ‘Vote Leave’ campaign calling for Britain to quit the EU has some interesting views about the competence, intelligence and vanity of Brexit Secretary

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Jeremy Corbyn is right about one thing – Saudi Arabia is not our friend

Jeremy Corbyn is right about one thing – Saudi Arabia is not our friend

James Bickerton July 17, 2017 0

Even a broken clock is right twice a day. Even Jeremy Corbyn occasionally gets something right. Saudi Arabia is Britain’s ally. So goes the conventional wisdom. We buy their oil, sell them arms and

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REVEALED: Stalin lovers join Corbyn at Durham Miners Gala

REVEALED: Stalin lovers join Corbyn at Durham Miners Gala

James Bickerton July 15, 2017 1

The Backbencher can reveal that amongst those who attended the Durham Miners Gala last weekend, to which Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gave the primary address, was a contingent openly expressing support for Soviet mass

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Love Island describes as ‘a conservative conspiracy’ by lefty writer

Love Island describes as ‘a conservative conspiracy’ by lefty writer

James Bickerton July 15, 2017 0

Are you watching ‘Love Island’? ITV2’s hit reality TV series. It’s not a problem if you are. I won’t tell. I’m sure we can concoct some vaguely convincing excuse – you were watching if

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Corbynites are terrified by the rise of #Moggmentum

Corbynites are terrified by the rise of #Moggmentum

James Bickerton July 15, 2017 2

Moggmentum, the grassroots campaign calling for Jacob Rees-Mogg to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader (and Prime Minister) has been picked up by supporters of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. And boy are they unhappy

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