Posts Tagged ‘jeremy corbyn’

An October election in the UK?

Written By: - Date published: 9:39 am, June 13th, 2019 - 27 comments

Boris Johnson declared his candidacy today. The Guardian’s Tom Kibasi speculates on his strategy – pick a fight with the EU, make Brexit the issue and call an election. Do a deal with Farage and save Britain from Corbyn. Will it work?

Letter From the United Kingdom

Written By: - Date published: 2:50 pm, April 24th, 2019 - 116 comments

 
Jeremy Corbyn’s class  performance has been driving the MSM, the Tories, and the Blairite remnants crazy

Brexit: May’s Remaining Options for Leaving

Written By: - Date published: 6:24 pm, April 2nd, 2019 - 28 comments

Theresa May is entering the Brexit death spiral. Her last real chance to get her own preferred deal over the line will happen in a Tory cabinet meeting overnight. But what are the other options?

UPDATE: May has now invited Jeremy Corbyn for talks on a soft Brexit. But will the Labour leader be in a mood to help?

Brexit; Labour Finally Backs A Second Referendum

Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, February 26th, 2019 - 104 comments

Events in recent days have forced UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into backing a second Brexit referendum. Labour are now aligned with the majority of British voters, but is it too little too late?

The Independent Group Grows

Written By: - Date published: 9:06 am, February 21st, 2019 - 25 comments

In the UK, 3 Conservative MP’s have now aligned themselves with the 8 dissenting Labour MP’s in the ‘Independent Group’. What does this mean for both parties and how will it affect Brexit?

Brexit: Tories Lose Control of the House and the Process

Written By: - Date published: 8:50 am, January 10th, 2019 - 67 comments

Another day, another humiliating defeat for Theresa May. Surprisingly,  the news is no better for Jeremy Corbyn.

May’s Brexit

Written By: - Date published: 1:02 pm, November 15th, 2018 - 91 comments

The unsolvable problem that is Brexit is reaching it’s denouement with Theresa May’s leadership on the line, talk of a no confidence motion, a very leaky cabinet, and no possible achievable resolution in sight.

Zionism and Anti-Semitism Both Suck

Written By: - Date published: 9:30 pm, September 3rd, 2018 - 86 comments

Jeremy Corbyn has a problem. His supporters are struggling to seperate anti-Zionism from anti-racism and the Tories can’t believe their luck.  UK Labour desperately need to turn around the narrative that they’re tolerant of bigotry. And in just two days, a definition is going to define Corbyn.

UK Labour’s Big(otry) Issue

Written By: - Date published: 9:45 pm, July 30th, 2018 - 36 comments

Ahead in the polls and with the Tory Government on the Brexit rack, the UK Labour Party should be prepping for victory at the next election. Instead, the party and leader Jeremy Corbyn are under attack for perceived bigotry. Do Labour have a case to answer?

May calls for Corbyn’s help

Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, July 14th, 2017 - 13 comments

Theresa May knows that the tories are utterly stuffed over Brexit so she’s calling for ideas / trying to spread the blame. Jeremy Corbyn had the perfect reply.

The left bites back

Written By: - Date published: 10:37 am, June 25th, 2017 - 17 comments

A little bit of feel good for a Sunday morning (plus a very clever cat!).

Corbyn speech at Glastonbury

Written By: - Date published: 10:34 am, June 25th, 2017 - 19 comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s full speech to Glastonbury 2017. “Another world is possible…”

Getting Corbyn

Written By: - Date published: 7:36 am, June 11th, 2017 - 30 comments

“An extremely large portion of the British people, particularly the young, are utterly disenchanted by the sclerotic and self-perpetuating political class that governs them”

Lessons for NZ Labour?

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, June 10th, 2017 - 159 comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour just reshaped the political landscape of the UK.

Lessons for NZ?

Corbyn has already won so this is a good election for UK Labour to lose

Written By: - Date published: 7:31 am, June 8th, 2017 - 114 comments

If the campaign was a month longer I have no doubt that Labour would win outright. As it is they will I think they will probably lose, and this will be a good thing for UK Labour long term.

UK election goes down to the wire

Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, June 5th, 2017 - 57 comments

In the United Kingdom the polls continue to narrow and Jeremy Corbyn continues to perform outstandingly well.  Is the upset of all upsets possible?

The UK elections – Has Labour got the big mo?

Written By: - Date published: 10:58 am, May 21st, 2017 - 66 comments

And in the United Kingdom the election that was meant to be a foregone conclusion suddenly is suddenly tightening.

UK Labour manifesto – for the many not the few

Written By: - Date published: 6:28 am, May 17th, 2017 - 29 comments

UK Labour unveils a plan that is both radical and responsible.

Corbyn wins! Now what?

Written By: - Date published: 7:55 am, September 25th, 2016 - 294 comments

Jeremy Corbyn has won a resounding victory in the UK Labour Leadership campaign.  But what happens now?

Optimism, determination and, above all, unity

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, September 14th, 2016 - 15 comments

At the Guardian, UK Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey reflects on the first year of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.

A UK Labour Split

Written By: - Date published: 7:58 am, August 16th, 2016 - 90 comments

The options for UK Labour appear to be limited.  Split or die or do both.

Refining an existing capacity to make the rubble bounce and bounce

Written By: - Date published: 8:04 am, July 20th, 2016 - 80 comments

UK Labour continues to embarrass progressives throughout the world after a majority of MPs voted to support renewal of the Trident program.

BREXIT Sitrep

Written By: - Date published: 11:39 am, July 17th, 2016 - 72 comments

BREXIT has brought into sharp relief the cleavages in British politics. The ordinary members of the UK Labour Party are consolidating their take back of Labour from entitlement minded Blairite Third Way careerists.

Corbyn is in

Written By: - Date published: 10:54 am, July 13th, 2016 - 139 comments

With a rush of sanity to the head, the UK Labour Party has ruled that Jeremy Corbyn is automatically on the leadership ballot, as a straightforward reading of the rules suggests.

UK Labour now what?

Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, July 2nd, 2016 - 73 comments

What will happen to the UK Labour Party? The chances of a split into a pro Corbyn activist based and Union based Labour Party and a MP dominated careerist party appear to be very high.

Muppet of the month

Written By: - Date published: 8:37 am, June 29th, 2016 - 38 comments

The UK Labour Party caucus provided some tough competition but for utter hypocricy UKIP leader Nigel Farage is clearly the political muppet of the month.

A Socialist perspective on Brexit, the European Union and the coup on Corbyn

Written By: - Date published: 7:44 am, June 29th, 2016 - 27 comments

Details of a public forum to be run tomorrrow evening by Socialist Aotearoa to discuss Brexit, a Marxist critique of the European Union, and the very British coup against Jeremy Corbyn.

Political carnage in England

Written By: - Date published: 6:12 am, June 27th, 2016 - 131 comments

Deep divisions in both Labour and the Conservatives and a possible breakup of the UK. Interesting times.

Corbyn Coup; Hilary Benn is Sacked for Disloyalty

Written By: - Date published: 2:52 pm, June 26th, 2016 - 129 comments

Jeremy Corbyn is fighting back against those plotting to force his resignation. But is it too little too late?

Muppets move against Corbyn

Written By: - Date published: 10:27 am, June 25th, 2016 - 209 comments

The brains trust in the UK Labour Party caucus are planning to deal with the chaos caused by the brexit vote on the United Kingdom and particularly the Conservative Party by trying to cause chaos within the UK Labour Party by a leadership challenge.

Should I stay or should I go?

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, June 24th, 2016 - 24 comments

Brexit or bremain whatever happens today the United Kingdom will never be the same.

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