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A little history: What’s a ‘lefty loser’?

There is no such thing as a ‘lefty loser’, only lefties who are in it for the long haul. We are resililent, we are strong, we are part of a centuries old tradition and we will prevail!

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European rights and all that

Protecting our basic human and civil rights will be the next big battle in post-Brexit UK

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Jenky’s native American name

Jenky has a new name… Running-away Bullshiter (RAB) MP, the member for Workington.

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The price of liberty

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance

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Community strength needs a focus

let’s make sure that nobody is left behind

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Working class: “Know your place”

What does equality of opportunity actually look like? It is not enough to say that the same rules apply to everyone and think that it’s fair. If those rules involve working for free for years just to get a start on your chosen career path then no matter how gifted they may be, many working […]

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Welcome to the Twenties

The new decade looks set to be a whole lot worse than the one we’ve just left.

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Stand up. Be counted. It’s a duty!

it’s a duty owed to my society to stand against injustice

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Workers rights under threat again

Far from making the road to Brexit easier, abandoning workers’ and EU citizens’ rights is actually making it more complicated – and we all know where that can lead.

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Antisemitic labour? Don’t make me laugh!

I’ve never met a single Labour party member who I would consider to be antisemitic.

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A short poem about Brexit

As Boris’ awful withdrawal bill, with all its opportunities for exploitation progresses through the house, I think this short poem is as relevant as it was when I wrote it back in 2018.