The Shadow Chancellor responds to allegations from Lisa Nandy about the hard left’s conduct during Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
Posts Tagged: Far Left
Today’s choice is between Marxist extremists and a Conservative Government different from its predecessors only in that it wants to leave the European Union.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s policy prospectus is tainted by interventionism, statism, collectivism – and could be a lot worse.
We economic liberals should be cautiously thankful for the stay of execution that his leadership and manifesto have given us.
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
In the longer term, the aim of the hard left is to increase the size of the ethnic community so as to cement left-wing power.
Daniel Hannan: Castro. Chávez – and now Morales. That these tyrants are Corbyn’s heroes should make us very, very frightened.
His attitude ought to worry us. I mean that literally. All these men believed that the end justified the means.
Robert Halfon: I’ve been told that, if Corbyn wins, the Conservative Party and I will be sued for negligence
“Now I want a nice clean game from all of you” – so said Madam Hooch in Harry Potter. The reality is, it’s not going to happen.
Plus: The far left really has captured Labour’s conference; too many Conservatives misunderstand the Supreme Court; and my conference agenda.
Labour politicians pandering to nationalist sentiment, and Remainers colluding with separatists in Parliament, are a clear and present danger.
There are better ways to describe the problem of left-wing bias – such as what I would more accurately describe as identity politics, or postmodernism.
Tory difficulties are bound up with Brexit. Labour’s stretch wider, and are part of wider ones for social democratic and democratic socialist parties.
A wise US president with a clever plan would be able to reduce the risks. But this one may well squander the opportunity for a peaceful return to democracy.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
Grayling, Patten, the Far Right, the IRA, Brexit, the Speaker – and the difference between a threat and a warning
If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
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