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Moderates must defeat terrorism or voters will turn to the radical right

Moderates must defeat terrorism or voters will turn to the radical right

James Bickerton May 25, 2017 3

If you want to estimate the future political direction of Europe just ask yourself one question, are Europeans prepared to live like Israelis? Are Europeans, in other words, prepared to accept some level of

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Party Staffer Explains How Labour Got So Messed Up

EXCLUSIVE: Former Party Staffer Explains How Labour Got So Messed Up

James Bickerton May 21, 2017 2

You don’t have to be part of the Labour movement, nor a self-defined progressive, to be horrified at what has happened to the British Labour Party. What was once a true party of Government,

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Jeremy Corbyn’s election victory – imagined

Jeremy Corbyn’s election victory – imagined

James Bickerton May 19, 2017 1

A historian recalls the momentous day of 9 June 2017, when Jeremy Corbyn entered Downing Street as the first Labour Prime Minister in seven years. It was a scene that, until just a couple

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Labour’s new election chief is an apologist for Stalin and North Korea

Labour’s new election chief is an apologist for Stalin and North Korea

James Bickerton May 16, 2017 5

It takes a lot to surprise me in politics these days. Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn have seen to that. But I retained the capacity to be shocked by Corbyn’s decision to appoint Andrew

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Yes Jeremy Corbyn did sympathise with the IRA

Yes Jeremy Corbyn did sympathise with the IRA

James Bickerton May 15, 2017 2

Yesterday morning, on The Andrew Marr show, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry was asked once again about Jeremy Corbyn’s attitude towards the IRA. Her response was intriguing to say the least. Thornberry explained

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Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

Top Ten Reasons Why Living In Socialist Venezuela Sucks

James Bickerton May 14, 2017 0

Since 1998 Venezuela has been ruled by authoritarian socialists, with first Hugo Chavez and then Nicolás Maduro as President. From Noam Chomsky to Jeremy Corbyn, via Oliver Stone and Owen Jones, its Governments have

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EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

James Bickerton May 9, 2017 0

I’m an atheist who considers himself to be a conservative. Not so long ago a good proportion of the British conservative movement would have regarded this as a logical contradiction. You can’t be a

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Top five Labour General Election gaffs so far

Top five Labour General Election gaffs so far

James Bickerton May 7, 2017 0

It’s only nineteen days since Theresa May called a General Election, and it’s fair to say the campaign has already included a good number of Labour Party gaffs. Considering that the Labour Shadow Cabinet

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The alphabet according to the Labour Party

The alphabet according to the Labour Party

James Bickerton May 7, 2017 0

A is for Anti-Semitism, which definitely doesn’t exist in the Labour Party (and don’t let the Zionist media tell you any different). B is for Britain, a country which achieved some prominence thanks to

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The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

The local elections show the Tories are truly a One Nation party

James Bickerton May 6, 2017 2

I’m not generally the sort of person who complains about television programmes, but I might make an exception for the BBC’s coverage of the local election results yesterday morning. It was, quite simply, one

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