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Pride's Purge

Boris Johnson spoke at the launch of a leading Conservative think tank in 2017, which has revealed plans to allow private US firms to take over NHS hospitals after Brexit.

The radical plans were revealed in recommendations by the organisation called ‘The Initiative for Free Trade’:

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The IFT was launched in September 2017 by a small but influential group of right-wing Conservative figures.

Who might those figures be?

None other than Boris Johnson – who this week has been denying he has ever supported US firms having access to the NHS after Brexit:

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Other senior Tories who launched the group were Tory International Trade Secretary Liam Fox along with IFT president, Tory MEP Daniel Hannan.

Don’t let our hat-doffing compliant press let Johnson get away with his lies about not planning to sell off the NHS to US private companies after Brexit.

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Victory!

DRILL OR DROP?

pnr 190805 Ros Wills 2 Gooseneck at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, 5 August 2019. Photo: Ros Wills

After seven years of promoting fracking, Conservative ministers have withdrawn their support and blocked the prospects of a shale gas industry.

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TheCritique Archives

by Martin Odoni

The ‘GnasherJew‘ Twitter feed is notorious in British pro-Palestinian circles as one of the most vile and degraded smear-repositories on the internet. While claiming that their principle aim is to root out ‘left wing anti-Semitism’ (no particular explanation is ever given for their limp disregard for right wing anti-Semitism), in reality they are just yet another part of the UK Zionist lobby, which wants to destroy political opposition to the Israeli Government.

It is one of the most open secrets of the Twittersphere that one of the team running the GnasherJew feed is David Collier. Collier is a notorious and completely amoral racist hate-preacher, obsessed by his own almost disturbing animosity towards Palestinians and other Arabs. That hatred is only eclipsed by his hatred for anti-Zionists. (Long-time readers may recall that Collier attempted to smear me a little over a year ago, in a…

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Trade Union Futures

Nigel Flanagan reviews “The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History” by Tara Martin López (foreword by Sheila Rowbotham)

For many of us much older trade unionists the very term `Winter of Discontent` – referring to 1978/79 – simply takes us back to lost opportunities, some memory of a faded victory since decimated by the election victory of Thatcher and the halving of union membership ever since.

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1979 was the high tide mark of mass union membership, over 13 million workers representing density across the whole economy, powerful groups of shop stewards committees and the wildcat strike. But as a movement we struggle to find the true meaning of the period. Possibly because this is now seen as merely the `Allegro` to the symphony that is the triumph of neo liberalism and Thatcher.

This superb book is nothing like that. It sets the period in the context of…

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via Dear Remainers. Can Lib Dems be trusted NOT to do a deal with any future Tory PM on Brexit?

Pride's Purge

Something strange has happened to the Lib Dems.

In the space of a week or so, they’ve gone from being an anti-Brexit party to supporting Boris Johnson as PM and even being against a second referendum.

The Lib Dems have put forward former Thatcher minister Ken Clarke as an emergency Prime Minister. But Ken Clarke is entirely OPPOSED to a second Brexit referendum:

So it seems the Lib Dems have dropped their demands for a second referendum.

Which now makes Labour the biggest anti-Brexit party in Parliament.

If you’re against a no-deal Brexit or at least think there should be a second referendum- you’ll need to vote Labour – whether you usually vote Labour or not.

Just do it.

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Denise Bates is dying of terminal cancer.

She is on morphine to help manage the pain, she has a palliative care nurse, is receiving palliative chemotherapy and is in a wheelchair.

But she has been found fit to work.

As a result she has been stripped of her disability benefits for 10 weeks, and has only £6 a week left for food.

That’s not my Britain.

It’s Tory Britain today.

You can donate to help Denise by clicking on this link here.

More info here: Grandmother, 50, with terminal cancer left with £6 a week for food after her benefits were cut four months after her diagnosis

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