Happy Birthday to the Co-operative Party

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 in latest | one comment

99 years ago today, co-operators met in Central Hall in Westminster, London to found the Co-operative Party. Join them, and be part of their #coop100 celebrations next year The Co-operative Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom supporting co-operative values and principles. Established in 1917, the Co-operative Party was founded by co-operative […]

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Labour’s Red Flag

Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Labour’s Red Flag

Jeremy Corbyn invited a choir on stage after his closing speech to the Labour Party Conference today, to sing left-wing anthem The Red Flag. He was joined on stage by the Liverpool People’s Choir, who also sang Jerusalem in the final moments of the party’s annual gathering. The Red Flag is the semi-official anthem of […]

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Keir Hardie died 101 years ago today

Posted on Sep 26, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Keir Hardie died 101 years ago today

Keir Hardie died 101 years ago today. A Socialist he cared about elections, for he was the first elected Labour MP. When James Keir Hardie died on 26 September 1915 he was reviled by much of the political establishment but the past 100 years have seen his reputation grow as the man who broke the […]

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The Prime of Miss Joanne Rowling

Posted on Sep 2, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on The Prime of Miss Joanne Rowling

There was a young lady from Edinburgh Who knew what it was like to be poor; So she supported Labour at every election, to point Britain in the right direction, Which really annoyed the unelectable Cyber Boors. One day in the far distant future we'll look back and we WONT LAUGH, LABOUR, BECAUSE THIS ISN'T […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s lack of Defence

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Jeremy Corbyn’s lack of Defence

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned Britain’s entire defence policy as he refused to say he would defend a NATO ally which comes under attack. Corbyn’s stance on NATO is another rotten vegetable from his musty  1970’s ideological allotment chest. Corbyn and Trump now occupy same space on NATO: they are equivocal-to-hostile about invoking key military aid […]

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Trotsky’s Legacy

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Trotsky’s Legacy

  Like me you may be surprised that Leon Trotsky is in the news in the UK after the Labour Party’s Deputy Leader Tom Watson condemned infiltration and manipulation by Trotskyites who, unlike the Labour Party, are not committed to Democratic Socialism but “direct action” outside of “bourgeoisie Parliamentary politics.” This discussion probably says more […]

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Happy Birthday Fidel Castro!

Posted on Aug 13, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Happy Birthday Fidel Castro!

¡Felicidades Fidel Castro! The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution is 90 years old today! AFTER SURVIVING MORE than 600 assassination attempts, defying 10 US presidents, and shaping half a century of history, Fidel Castro turns 90 today. The years have left their mark on the father of the Cuban Revolution, who transferred power to […]

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Labour’s gift to the Tories

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 in Politics | 2 comments

Labour needs a leader, not a protester. Today we have two public schoolboys, Milne and Schneider, and a multimillionaire property guy, Lansman, manipulating Corbyn to destroy Labour. Today we have a laughingly named “People’s Chancellor” heading up a cabal dissing the democratic mandate of the Deputy Leader and the vast majority of MP’s who have won […]

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London remembers Jo Cox MP

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 in latest | 2 comments

A boat filled with flowers and emblazoned with the words “Yorkshire Rose” will float down the Thames from where she lived on a Dutch barge “Ederlezi”  in Wapping to Parliament today in memory of Jo Cox, who would have been celebrating her 42nd birthday today. It is to coincide with a major event in Trafalgar […]

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Jo Cox MP

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Jo Cox MP

It is an attack on Representative Democracy when a Member of Parliament is attacked. It was an attack on democracy when Airey Neave and Ian Gow were assassinated in 1979 and 1990 respectively by the crypto-Fascists who styled themselves as the IRA , when Margaret Thatcher was targeted in the Brighton Bombing in 1984 and […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | 15 comments

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!