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EXCLUSIVE: What was it like being a Jew at the Labour Party Conference?

EXCLUSIVE: What was it like being a Jew at the Labour Party Conference?

James Bickerton October 15, 2017 0

David Collier is a British Jew who specialises in going undercover to find and expose anti-Semitism. There was a time when such work would have meant being submerged in the open sewer that is

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Labour’s Conference showed the party remains bitterly divided

Labour’s Conference showed the party remains bitterly divided

Ed Creedy September 27, 2017 0

Labour ran a General Election Campaign earlier this year with one of the most socialist manifestos seen by a major party in this country. Brimming with renationalisation, radical government takeovers, and undoing many of

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Why extreme partisanship is bad for politics

Why extreme partisanship is bad for politics

Alastair Thompson August 31, 2017 0

“What is politics?” may seem like a fairly simple question, after all, it is a question of just three words, yet it seems undeniable that even amongst those who read this piece a vast

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Is Labour making a more permanent shift to the left?

Is Labour making a more permanent shift to the left?

Ed Creedy August 30, 2017 0

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party has shifted radically away from the centre-left ground it used to hold under the Blair and Brown governments, and even the Miliband leadership. Corbyn has taken the party

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Why all left-wingers should have at least one Tory friend

Why all left-wingers should have at least one Tory friend

James Bickerton August 25, 2017 0

When a new MP arrives in Westminster he or she is usually keen to get themselves noticed. This is understandable – even commendable. Attention is a form of power, and power gives you the

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The Political 2017-18 Season Summer Preview

The Political 2017-18 Season Summer Preview

Ed Creedy August 14, 2017 0

With the summer recess coming to an end in a few weeks, and as a celebration of the return of the Premier League for the 2017-18 season, we review the major parties’ end of

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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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What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

Kyle Scott Pirie July 29, 2017 1

The current political landscape is incredibly divisive and unifying our society seems fantastically unlikely. The Brexit vote and Theresa May’s election blunder has created a paranoid and divided Britain. The hard-left of Corbyn’s Labour

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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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Student debt, the lie Labour ‘never told’

Student debt, the lie Labour ‘never told’

Ed Creedy July 25, 2017 1

Labour admits it couldn’t wipe students debt away. We’ve recently seen a flurry of denials of Labour’s pre-election promise to eradicate student debt. It was a promise that dominated headlines, and saw young people flock to Corbyn’s

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