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The sexual harassment scandal and the end of bipartisan politics

The failure of people to condemn all political parties shows just how far tribalism has come.

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Stop making excuses- there is no good reason for not voting.

If you were paying attention a couple weeks ago you may have noticed that France got in a little hoo-ha about their election turnout. Only 80% of their population voted in the second round! How awful of them! If you were also paying attention around a year ago, you may have also noticed that Britain… Continue reading Stop making excuses- there is no good reason for not voting.

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Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay.

Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay. From the start of his leadership Jeremy Corbyn set out an ambitious, radical, grassroots plan to reinvigorate politics, to provide ‘real change’, and to get people out on the doorsteps of their communities. This was the big plan to bypass… Continue reading Corbyn’s strategy was doomed from the start- Britain doesn’t give a shit, and that’s okay.

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Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave. 

Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave.  “I am delighted to declare Jeremy Corbyn elected as the leader of the Labour Party.” And with that sentence it was done, a vibrant victory after a dark few months for Corbyn.  62% of the Labour voters are surely varying degrees of ecstatic, I’m… Continue reading Owen Smith supporters- the Labour Party still needs you, don’t leave. 

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The coup plotters aren’t the only reason Corbyn’s campaign is failing- his supporters play a huge part as well, we need to change.

The coup plotters aren’t the only reason Corbyn’s campaign is failing- his supporters play a huge part as well, it needs to change. Last month I was at Leeds festival. It was great. I nearly froze to death, I saw a an irregular amount of peoples’ genitals , I embodied a 14 year old when… Continue reading The coup plotters aren’t the only reason Corbyn’s campaign is failing- his supporters play a huge part as well, we need to change.

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The future of the left: Providing answers to Owen Jones’s questions.

The future of the left: Providing answers to Owen Jones’s questions. A week ago the Guardian and New Statesman columnist, Owen Jones, wrote a blog post about the future of the left wing in British politics. The post was an open letter to any leftists and asked 9 questions about the direction and strategy of… Continue reading The future of the left: Providing answers to Owen Jones’s questions.