If there is one word to describe British politics in it’s current state, it has to be volatile. Nearly anywhere you look, there is conflict, dispute and utter chaos. One thing that is unique is that all of the major parties have leaders who are either in a weak, or in some cases a precarious position. It really isn’t hard to imagine all of the … Continue reading It’s Not Hard to Envisage All the Main Parties Having a Leadership Election Over the Next Few Months
“Oh, Jeremy Corbyn” is what was sung by the jubilant crowds greeting the Labour leader at Glastonbury last year. He had pulled off the impossible, by wiping out Theresa May’s majority and defying the mainstream media in the process. The crowds were predominantly younger supporters of Mr. Corbyn, who see him as the “absolute boy” and had an ounce of hope that he could fix … Continue reading The Cult of Corbyn is Falling Apart
With the local elections about a month away, it is a near-inevitability that Jeremy Corbyn will sweep London, especially after how well his Labour Party performed in the capital at the most recent general election. However, one problem keeps reappearing and that is anti-semitism. Even though Jeremy Corbyn is not an anti-semite, his inaction over the issue has led to a narrative being created relating … Continue reading Anti-Semitism has already cost Labour electorally, it will happen again.
The sacking of Owen Smith, shows how Jeremy Corbyn now has full control and authority over the Labour Party, something that did not seem possible even a year ago. However, a division is emerging, not only within the Labour Party, but within its Corbynite Wing. This split is between the Bennites and Momentum-backers. Those who are seen to be more Bennite are usually older backers … Continue reading A Division is Emerging within Corbynism