TRUElabour

There is only one centre left Party in Britain and that is TRUElabour. Jeremy Corbyn may describe himself as a socialist and John MacDonnell, a Marxist but the policies they advocate are Social Democrat Keynesian economics.

The grading between the right and left was distorted by an entirely outdated policy of unchecked reliance on free market economics. It was a doctrine rejected even by Tories in the 1930s…

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Mistress of meaningless words

I am tired of hearing political declarations suffixed with meaningless phrases like “for the good of the nation” or “for the sake of future generations”.

The only way to test the validity of any political statement is to ask whether it is appropriate to conclude with these words: “for the many not the few”.

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Time to Face Reality

If it were possible to achieve Brexit without ruining our economy, we would have achieved it months ago.

The complacent David Davis, who until 20th July served as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, promised that leaving the EU would be easy. He was right. So is throwing yourself off a cliff — so long as you have no regard for your own wellbeing.

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Israel and America: a high cost alliance

Whether it is Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton who occupies the White House, America’s love affair with Israel is about to be renewed.

But at what cost?

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Capitalism: a Christian perspective

Most of the readers on this blog are critical of capitalism, though our convictions are likely to be economic and social rather than religious. Ron Striebig examines capitalism as a Christian. He believes that capitalism is a system whose values are challenged in the New Testament by the teachings of Christ.

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Only Reading’s electorate can vote for Theresa May

And only Islington North can vote for Jeremy Corbyn. We are a Parliamentary democracy not a Presidential one. Whichever party has a majority after June 8th, Neither Theresa May nor Jeremy Corbyn will become head of state or commander in chief.

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Congratulations Sadiq, but please do not confuse power with office

Congratulations to Sadiq Khan; what a pity his first act was to try and kick away the ladder he climbed up to become Mayor. There would have been no election success without the doorknocking and leafleting of Corbyn activists.

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