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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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Five Reasons Why Corbyn Is Unfit To Lead Britain

Five Reasons Why Corbyn Is Unfit To Lead Britain

Matt Cooper June 27, 2017 0

He may have stuck by his principles since first being elected in 1983, but there are a number of reasons why many believe that Corbyn is unfit to be Prime Minister, and these reasons

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Thanks to Labour extremism is now mainstream in UK politics

Thanks to Labour extremism is now mainstream in UK politics

James Bickerton June 14, 2017 0

Britain doesn’t do extremism. For decades, even centuries, this has been an important part of our national self-image. Our country, unlike much of Europe, overwhelmingly rejected the totalitarian appeal of both fascism and communism.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Worldview Isn’t Moral – It’s Anti-Western

Jeremy Corbyn’s Worldview Isn’t Moral – It’s Anti-Western

Lee Jenkins May 29, 2017 0

Foreign policy is often the poor relation when it comes to election campaigns, and with good reason. All the major parties have for the last two decades broadly agreed on the core principles of

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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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Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

Martin McGuinness 1950-2017, Man of War. Man of Peace?

James Bickerton March 21, 2017 0

During the 1980’s the Irish Republican movement adopted a twin strategy, to achieve their objectives via the ‘Armalite and ballot box’. No four words, however carefully crafted, describe the life of Martin McGuinness better

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Corbyn: The First Week

Corbyn: The First Week

Robert Tyler September 19, 2015 0

Robert Tyler looks over Jeremy Corbyn’s first week as Labour leader. “A week is a long time in politics.”, Harold Wilson once quipped. Jeremy Corbyn would do well to listen and learn from one

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Belfast’s Burning

Belfast’s Burning

Backbencher December 19, 2013 0

The Northern Ireland Peace Process is in danger of quietly unraveling It’s a quiet evening in Belfast, Northern Ireland. As dusk descends and the last few people slowly drip out of the town’s city

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Fresh Riots in Northern Ireland injure 56 Policemen

Fresh Riots in Northern Ireland injure 56 Policemen

Backbencher August 12, 2013 0

By Riley Maxwell On, 9th August 2013, last Friday night riots broke out once again in Belfast which left fifty-six police officers injured by loyalists contesting a republican parade. A contingent of 1,200 loyalists

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