Jeremy Corbyn: No, He’s Not a Traitor!

Owen Jones writes in the Guardian about the current attacks on the Labour Party leader from the right wing press. He looks at the hysteria as well as a more sinister element. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/feb/20/corbyn-traitor-rightwing-press-risky-game-labour

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Elections: Momentum Under Investigation

The Electoral Commission is investigating Momentum in reference to spending during the 2017 General Election. They said they spent £38,743 which is under the limit of £39,000 for an 'unauthorised registered non-party campaign group'. People are pointing out that Momentum appears to be quite misunderstood, e.g. https://twitter.com/OwenJones84/status/938769425003696130 https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/elections/2017/12/momentum-under-investigation-spending-057-cent-what-brexit-campaign-did

Momentum: Unseat Philip Davies Event

Philip Davies MP (Shipley - Con) is not a popular man on the left (or even the centre) of the political spectrum. His constant opposition to measures tackling domestic and sexual violence are well documented. He also filibustered a bill which would have seen children given first aid training in schools, saying: “Why on earth would … Continue reading Momentum: Unseat Philip Davies Event