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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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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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Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Lee Jenkins July 22, 2015 0

Labour’s current turmoil is a symptom of a disease that’s ravaging social democratic parties across the continent The May General Election was a trauma to Britain’s Labour Party from it  will not quickly recover.

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Thatcher’s Long Political Shadow

Thatcher’s Long Political Shadow

Lee Jenkins April 18, 2013 0

Why everybody in politics is still terrified of the Iron Lady It is a joke as old as funerals, but there will have undoubtedly been some people who went to London yesterday just to

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The hypocritical idiocy of statists

The hypocritical idiocy of statists

Olly Neville April 2, 2013 5

  Something that has always amazed me is how willingly blind many statists are to their own hypocrisy. Granted there are a select consistent minority who want the Government in the boardroom, bedroom, and

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Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Goodbye Chavez: A New Start in Venezuela?

Tristan Kitchin March 6, 2013 0

  Yesterday, (Tuesday March 5th) at the age of 58, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez passed away. Chavez had been undergoing a prolonged battle against cancer ever since it was first detected in mid-2011, and

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War Socialists

War Socialists

Olly Neville January 29, 2013 33

To take the massive simplification – socialists on the left (liberals) want the state to interfere in the boardroom but not the bedroom, socialists on the right (conservatives) want the state to interfere in

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Left Out

Left Out

Lee Jenkins October 18, 2012 5

  For younger readers who grew up under Major and Blair, the Far Left might seem something of an abstract notion. It’s difficult to believe that they were once a force in British politics, certainly within

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