Scores of senior councillors argue that the central party’s attempts to dictate council policies are “an affront to the basic principles of democracy”.
There are electoral opportunities in binding whole groups to a party based on collective identity – but what happens when those groups come into conflict?
Lansman and co hope to gain even more power, members and clout – if they can keep a grip on their own operation.
Even the hard Left now admit that the claim that people are happy to pay more is hollow. Their answer? Harness the politics of envy and division.
His opponents have not been lax about emphasising his previous support for the regime immiserating Venezuela, but it hasn’t cut through with British voters.
He has now declared there will be an election soon and he “will probably win”. Might he be getting too cocky?
It’s naive to imagine lobbying will change his nature. If he ever gains power, there won’t be any cosy chats over tea and biscuits on offer.
The Opposition claims to honour the outcome of the referendum, while opposing the UK taking back control of its laws, its money, and its borders.
It’s understandable why Paperchase chickened out over their Daily Mail advert – but it was still a mistake.
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
Yet again a strike which was supposedly about safety has gone away now that a large amount of money has been secured.
The raft of new parties have more in common than somewhat silly names.
Kelvin Hopkins’ belated suspension contrasts with the treatment of Simon Danczuk over very similar claims.
While his colleagues have persuaded him the route to victory is through winning Remainers, it was retaining Leave voters that saved his election campaign.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.