Theresa May and Amber Rudd lied. Secret deportations of Windrush citizens to continue next week

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Theresa May and Amber Rudd have lied and lied and lied and lied about the scandalous deportations of the Windrush citizens – British grandmothers and grandfathers who have worked and paid taxes all their lives in this country but are being locked up and forcibly deported in shackles to countries…

What the Labour Party achieved, lest we forget

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
1. Longest period of sustained low inflation since the 60s.2. Low mortgage rates.3. Introduced the National Minimum Wage and raised it to £5.52 per hour.4. Over 14,000 more police in England and Wales.5. Cut overall crime by 32 per cent.6. Record levels of literacy and numeracy in schools.7. Young…

This is the abuse I got when I revealed my Jewish family were murdered by Nazis. From ANTI-Corbynites

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Revealing on social media that members of my family were murdered in a concentration camp for being Jewish wasn’t an easy decision to make. It still feels a bit like I’m using family tragedy for petty politics. But even after experiencing the rough and tumble of writing about politics…

My family were murdered in a Nazi concentration camp. How DARE you accuse me of anti-semitism for supporting Jeremy Corbyn

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
Jonathan Arkush – the President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews  – is smearing Jeremy Corbyn with lies about anti-semitism. But why would he do that? Well, you see, what Arkush and the mainstream press is not mentioning, is that Arkush is more than a tiny bit biased when it comes to…

Oops! Telegraph ‘forgets’ to mention spy boss criticising Corbyn was responsible for dodgy Iraq War dossier heavily criticised by Corbyn

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
The latest silly attempt by right-wing media barons to discredit Jeremy Corbyn as a Cold War spy, comes from the ever more ridiculous Telegraph’s Gordon Rayner. Rayner has persuaded former MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove (no, I assure you that’s NOT a made-up name taken from a 1970s James…

‘Shambolic’ privatised ambulance service run by billionaire given ‘good behaviour’ payment

Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
UPDATE: Unbelievably, despite its disastrous performance and despite having its contract terminated after just 7 months – Coperforma still trousered £16.2 million of taxpayers’ money and was given a ‘good behaviour’ payment: Outrage as firm handed ‘good behaviour’ payment over failing service In 2009 the Daily Mail told its…

Addressing the myth of ‘Old Labour’

Originally posted on TheCritique Archives:
by Martin Odoni Just before Christmas, journalist and Labour campaigner Abi Wilkinson confessed in the Guardian to having temporarily ‘lost faith’ in her party’s current leader. Though I was too pessimistic to publicly back [Jeremy Corbyn], a part of me started to wonder, what if? What if the conventional wisdom…

Jeremy Corbyn and Noam Chomsky receive the prestigious international MacBride Peace Prize

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
? Jeremy Corbyn was awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize along with Noam Chomsky and Japanese anti-military base activists, yet the award received no coverage in the British media. It was International Human Rights day today. Corbyn made an outstanding speech in Geneva, but the UK media unbelievably appear…