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Reflections

There is some political reflection filtering out from CCHQ at the moment about what caused them to perform so poorly in the general election. Something the Conservatives aren’t really getting is that the reason Corbyn’s support surged is that people

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These are my principles, and if you don’t like them, I have others

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/24/remoaner-article-50-brexit-labour During the labour leadership campaign Owen Smith was derided for being insincere and opportunist while Jeremy Corbyn was praised for his principles. Months later Smith hasn’t budged, whereas Corbyn oscillates back and forwards every time the wind changes and

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Construction

The problem I have with Trump and brexit can be expressed most simply like this: the cheerleaders celebrate both events as destruction. Destruction of “the establishment”, or “the liberal elite” or other such phrases that supposedly condemn the people they

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Red Tories

With Corbyn ruling out overturning brexit, we now have both main parties, who command a vast majority of parliament, apparently committed to leaving the EU. This is despite the facts that: 1) half the electorate want the exact opposite, and

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Corbout

I’m slightly dismayed to see people online defending Jeremy Corbyn. Regardless on your feelings on Corbyn, the country is currently entering biggest period of uncertainty since 1939. And yet, we have neither a government nor an opposition party to oversee

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