“If we have got to a point now where the Labour Party says it doesn’t want to listen to him then I would think we have lost the plot”, he told the Murnaghan show on Sky News. They have to go out and pretend to care about ordinary people while pushing an agenda of destroying the social safety net and handing over more wealth to the mega rich at a slightly slower rate than the Tories.
Both communities now face eviction by landlords OHG.
In his article, Blair’s tone is more understanding of those tempted by Corbyn – and he accepts he is not yet clear how to deal with it – but his warnings about the consequences of a Corbyn victory are just as blunt.
OHG argue that they need the three detached houses in Coombe Hill and the Islington Park property to house more vulnerable people.
Many on the left in Australia are watching with interest and some jealousy.
But, why are so many young Labour supporters enamored with this unsuspecting man from Wiltshere?
Six weeks later, with Corbyn transformed into a front-runner, she acknowledged that his policies “are supported by most Labour members” – but plumped herself for “centrist” Cooper.
This hasn’t stopped Blair writing two desperate op-eds against Corbyn, the second of begging Labour supporters not to back Corbyn under the headline: “Even if you hate me, please don’t take Labour over the cliff edge”.
That remarkable socialist and journalist Paul Foot, sadly missed, neatly characterised Labour’s position at that time in his book The Vote (2005): “Cowed and humiliated by successive election defeats, the party had, for the first time in its history, cut itself off from its roots and abandoned its historic mission to democratise British society”. “I’m voting for that Corbyn guy”, the colleague gushed, “because he’s going to put a stop to all that immigration”.
The result of the leadership contest is due on 12 September.
“They won’t think that Corbyn is our best chance of being able to challenge and oppose the Tories and develop a strategy and approach to win the next election”. His popularity is said to stem partly from talking like a reasonable human being, devoid of the clichés and vacuity that typify a lot of our political discourse.
Ms Mordaunt, also the MP for Portsmouth North, attacked the favourite in the Labour leadership race after he said he would like to see cuts in the defence budget and seek to withdraw from Nato.
It is not necessary to speculate as to the extent that Corbyn’s appeals may find support within ruling circles, as did previous policies such as engaging with the PLO, IRA and ANC. But the “special relationship” has in any event become increasingly strained, with the US turning attention to Germany and France. “The globalisation of production has led to a massive growth of the working class. Only this social force, which owes no allegiance to any nation, is capable of putting an end to the profit system, which is the root cause of war”.
A veteran of the Labour Party, he returns to the past.
“They’re making all those “in authority” feel their anger and their power”.