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We’ll see.

Written By: - Date published: 11:26 pm, June 8th, 2017 - 12 comments
Categories: election 2017, elections, International, Jeremy Corbyn, labour, Media, Politics, Propaganda, uk politics - Tags: ,

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12 comments on “We’ll see. ”

  1. weka 1

    Some Brits got into the spirit of things,

    https://twitter.com/NivenJ1/status/872695784877248512

    This morning I reignited the British spirit with the newsagents entire stock of Suns and Daily Mails.
    John Niven‏Verified account

    Did they say anything when you bought them all?
    Ness Rowlands‏ @NessRowlands 5h

    “What was I going to do with them?” – my reply “they’re going to a good home” 😊
    John Niven‏Verified account @NivenJ1 5h

    Hahaha

    • ianmac 1.1

      A great gesture! The Tories must be worried that things are slipping away.

  2. tc 2

    I found corbyn to be inclusive and surprisingly good in terms of a solid easy to get message well delivered in an intelligent campaign.

    Tories have been divisive and nasty with May being forced into a last week interview with jon snow of radio4 who dug in over her refusal when every other PM candidate has made themselves available over his long career.

    Wonder how much that born to rule arrogance will impact the result with Mays BS and shit slinging going up a notch as she felt the margin shrink in the run in whilst jez kept it calm and on message.

    • gsays 2.1

      there seems to be more than one similarity to the situation here in aotearoa.

      • B 2.1.1

        Same advisers same MO, tis the ‘right’ way of doing business because its not about people anymore its all about plunder and profit for command and control.

  3. greywarshark 3

    Maybot is the shorthand for the PMs style and thinking.

  4. Bill 4

    First blood to Labour.

    Newcastle with an increased majority of 2% 🙂

  5. greywarshark 5

    Found this course that is run in Britain. Do our political studies at uni do the same. 1 year full -time or 2 years part-time.

    https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/courses/2017/postgraduate/pir/elections-campaigns-and-democracy.aspx

    Elections are more unpredictable than ever. Recent campaigns have shocked and surprised pundits and politicians alike. From the 2015 UK General Election, to Brexit and the election of Donald Trump – recent elections have thrown up some unexpected results. This course is designed to better understand how modern election campaigns work, to identify what strategies have been employed, which have been successful, which have failed, and why. What explains the success of political outsiders and how best can mainstream parties respond? Why have recent results been so unpredictable? And how can we better track public opinion and analyse voting behaviour?

    Working with academics who are expert in the field of elections and polling agencies who have worked on political campaigns, you will get both a theoretical and practical insight into the challenges of running a modern election campaign. This course is ideal for anyone who wants a career in campaigning, social research or political consultancy, or is interested in a career in government or academia.

    The Department of Politics and International Relations has a strong commitment to high quality, cutting-edge research which informs our teaching. We are an international research community that draws on various methodological and theoretical approaches to the study of domestic, transnational, regional and global politics. This includes research into areas such as security, international diplomacy, public policy, the European Union, voting behaviour, political participation, and the impact of new communication technology on politics, nationalism and migration.

    This course is also offered at Postgraduate Diploma level for those who do not have the academic background necessary to begin an advanced Masters degree. The structure of the Diploma is identical except that you will not write a dissertation. If you are successful on the Diploma you may transfer to the MSc, subject to academic approval.

  6. Don't worry. Be happy 6

    Where’s our Jeremy Corbyn? Where’s our Bernie Sanders?

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