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josh

A YouGov poll, published by the Times last week, took opinions from 1,411 people eligible to vote in the upcoming election.

It found that Corbyn had doubled his lead over the past week and is now polling at 53 percent, meaning he could secure a first-round victory without needing to count the second preferences of voters.

The survey also found initial favorite Andy Burnham stood at 21 percent, Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper stood at 18 percent, while Blairite Labour MP Liz Kendall remained at 8 percent.

NDPP

I hope big-ZIO continues its smear and disinformation campaign against him - people are so sick of them it can only help his ratings.

Doug Woodard

Jeremy Corbin, curator of the future (George Monbiot):

http://www.monbiot.com/2015/08/18/curator-of-the-future/

 

NDPP

'A Democratic Explosion Unprecedented in British History' (and vid)

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article42700.htm

"George Galloway and Seamus Milne discuss the MSM smear campaign against Corbyn."

NDPP

Over 100K Sign UK Online Petition Calling For Israeli PM's Arrest

http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/09/05/427791/UK-Petition-Israel-Prime...

"More than 100,000 people in the UK have now signed a petition demanding the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for war crimes against Palestinians, when he visits London later this month."

NDPP

ChunkyMark: Parliament Re-Opens

https://youtu.be/IbtDfE0rU60

 

Doug Woodard
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NHS on brink of collapse, warns former health minister:

http://gu.com/p/4ch5k/sbl

 

NDPP

#PigGate : Story of Cameron's 'Private Part' in Dead Pig's Mouth Resonating Gloriously Online

http://rt.com/uk/316045-cameron-dead-pig-jokes/

"He would have got away with it but some pig squealed on him..."

 

josh
voice of the damned

That's what I hate about politicians. The way they just blow all that pork.

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Doug Woodard

Jeremy Corbyn's tax advisor Richard Murphy has some interesting ideas:

http://gu.com/p/4cj4p/sbl

 

josh

Polling since Corbyn's selection, on average, shows a 7 point Tory lead.  No bounce for the LDs.  But this was prior to Piggate.

Michael Moriarity Michael Moriarity's picture

Doug Woodard wrote:

Jeremy Corbyn's tax advisor Richard Murphy has some interesting ideas:

http://gu.com/p/4cj4p/sbl

Very interesting article. Murphy's ideas could apply in Canada as well.

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for formation of ‘citizens’ assemblies’

Following his landslide win in the Sept. 12 election for Labour Party Leader in UK’s Parliament, Jeremy Corbyn is not resting on his laurels or hesitating to initiate another step on the road toward basic change in Britain.

Speaking at a LabourList event Sept. 17, Shadow Communities and Local Government Secretary Jon Trickett said he had been asked by Corbyn to organize a series of citizens’ assemblies across the country, building on the success of his leadership campaign, to develop a new constitutional and political framework for Britain by reaching out beyond Parliament and the Labour Party.

“It’s going to be done in a different way,” Trickett said. “It’s not going to be a few people in a room—pale, male and stale, with professor before their name and CBE [Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire] after their name.”.....

Doug Woodard

British doctors urge reinforcement of general practice to cope with impending crisis in elder care:

http://gu.com/p/4cqjp/sbl

 

NDPP

George Galloway on Tony Blair & Iraq War (and vid)

http://www.presstv.com/Video/2015/11/06/436532/Iraq-war-Tony-Blair-Brita...

"Has Blair really apologized for the Iraq War?"

(And yes, Canada did participate..)

NorthReport

Sad indeed.  Frown

Lord Feldman to give evidence on Tory bullying claims

Party chairman under growing pressure to step down over allegations against election aide Mark Clarke

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/nov/29/lord-feldman-give-eviden...

NorthReport

The war-mongering right-wing have no shame. They want those war (it's absurd to call them defence contracts) contacts, and come hell or high water, they are going to get them. After all who gets the next government contract is what politics is really all about.

Activist group linked to Jeremy Corbyn has accounts closed amid fears it may be funding terrorismPalestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), whose patrons include Mr Corbyn, told by the Co-operative Bank that “risk-appetite” was the reason for closing its account

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/Jeremy_Corbyn/12023669/Activist...

NorthReport

Sure looks like Labour has capitulated - too bad.

Jeremy Corbyn gives Labour MPs free vote on Syria airstrikes - Politics live

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2015/nov/30/corbyn-plp-syr...

NorthReport

Labour is losing touch with public opinion, research suggests

YouGov data shows how Jeremy Corbyn’s unpopularity as leader and the changing profile of Labour voters could make the party unelectable

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/datablog/2015/nov/30/labour-losing-t...

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David Cameron accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being 'terrorist sympathiser'

Prime minister urges Tory MPs not to vote with Labour leader and ‘a bunch of terrorist sympathisers’ against Syria airstrikes

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/01/cameron-accuses-corbyn-o...

quizzical

sounds like Conservatives here in Canada  calling Layton Taliban Jack. they were fools then and people are still fools if they think air strikes are going to solve sfa.

NorthReport

An eye for an eye. As we have seen in the past that will solve everything.  Frown

Corbyn of course will not be listened to now. It is only later when it is too late when people will remember his wisdom.

Jeremy Corbyn and Hilary Benn in open conflict as leader warns Labour MPs they have 'no hiding place' if they vote for Syria air strikes

Labour leader's allies warn MPs thinking to support air strikes 'on their heads be it' if Isil responds with a terror attack in the UK.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/12026280/Davi...

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Hillary Clinton aide claims David Cameron 'recklessly' threatened Northern Ireland peace"Secret meetings were held at a country house of NI Unionists and Tories"

 

 

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/politics/hillary-clinton-aide-cla...

NorthReport

I admire the right wing - they don't have a loser mentality, they come prepared to win. 

 

 

Time for decent Tories to speak up. Our democracy is being riggedOwen JonesOwen JonesMass disenfranchisement, starving the opposition of funds, redrawing boundaries – brazen measures to ensure the Conservatives retain power imperil centuries of progress

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/02/british-democracy-d...

Hurtin Albertan

I say chaps, jolly good that the UK has voted in favour of bombing Syria, I daresay they will give Johhny Foreigner a good crack on the snout and the war will be over by Christmas!  Hip hip hurrah!!

NDPP

The Wishful Thinking War: A Briefing on Syria To Members of Parliament  -  by Patrick Cockburn

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/02/the-wishful-thinking-war-a-briefi...

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn invited Patrick Corbyn to brief Members of Parliament on ISIS and the Syrian conflict in advance of the vote on David Cameron's measure to authorize British airstrikes. Here is the text of that briefing.

"...Britain is entering a war against the self-declared 'Islamic State', probably the most dangerous and violent organisation in the world, [next to USA] but without a realistic policy to win that war. Mr Cameron stresses the limited nature of the engagement but Britain will be fighting a state that is also a ferocious sect, that does not negotiate and may well retaliate with some atrocity similar to Paris.

This is not an argument for rejecting military action against ISIS, but it is one for thinking very carefully what we are doing, because the only exit strategy will be military victory..."

NorthReport

Some of these Labour clowns obviously learned nothing about Tony Blair's lies and deceits. Corbyn should move them out of their shadow cabinet positions, and any other positions of influence, slowly but surely.

Labour leadership strengthened by Oldham win, Jeremy Corbyn tells critics

Shadow cabinet sceptics admit leader will be in post ‘far longer’ than expected after byelection triumph and party’s support for anti-airstrikes stance

“Jim McMahon’s victory makes a nonsense of the claim that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party is unelectable,” a spokesperson for Corbyn said. “Now Labour has increased its share of the vote in Oldham, Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is stronger as a result.”

Ken Livingstone, the former London mayor who is a close ally of Corbyn’s, said that the win would change the dynamics in the party. Ina Guardian interview he said: “All those MPs who genuinely believe that we can’t win with Jeremy, and that’s fuelled with opposition, might start to rethink. If it starts to look as if Jeremy can win the next election, they will all want jobs – they’ll get in line.”

The leadership moved quickly to exploit Labour’s win in Oldham in which McMahon, the leader of Oldham council, won a 10,722 majorityin Thursday’s byelection, comfortably seeing off a challenge from Ukip.

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/04/jeremy-corbyn-labour-cri...

 

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Isis wants an insane, medieval race war – and we’ve decided to give them oneFrankie BoyleFrankie Boyle

The most effective way to defeat Isis is to lock them up in a cell and deny them martrydom and glory. No paradise, no virgins – just a guard wishing them a bland good morning, and a regular change of towels

 

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/04/isis-wants-an-insan...

NorthReport

Hopefully Corbyn routs his shadow cabinet of all those treacherous folks starting with Benn. 

Jeremy Corbyn critics fear ‘revenge reshuffle’ after election boost

Oldham byelection win lifts Labour leader’s confidence, while shadow chancellor McDonnell says MPs should ‘follow new politics’

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/05/labour-corbyn-critics-fe...

josh

Labour was up 7% from May in the by election, the Tories down 10%. The Guardian and the Murdoch press who were ecstatic after the Syria vote are now worried again.

Michael Moriarity Michael Moriarity's picture

Hurtin Albertan wrote:

I say chaps, jolly good that the UK has voted in favour of bombing Syria, I daresay they will give Johhny Foreigner a good crack on the snout and the war will be over by Christmas!  Hip hip hurrah!!

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Michael Moriarity Michael Moriarity's picture

josh wrote:

Labour was up 7% from May in the by election, the Tories down 10%. The Guardian and the Murdoch press who were ecstatic after the Syria vote are now worried again.

This is good news. It means that Corbyn will probably have a chance to actually run a general election campaign. It will be very interesting to see what happens then.

NorthReport

Storm Desmond: army aids rescue effort as communities struggle after floods

At least 60,000 homes are without power, villages and towns are cut off and clean water could run out after storm affects treatment works and water mains

 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/dec/06/storm-desmond-army-re...

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Storm Desmond: Floods 'made worse after hundreds of flood defence schemes shelved'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/weather/12035833/Cumbria-flooding-Storm-...

bekayne

Hurtin Albertan wrote:

I say chaps, jolly good that the UK has voted in favour of bombing Syria, I daresay they will give Johhny Foreigner a good crack on the snout and the war will be over by Christmas!  Hip hip hurrah!!

NorthReport

Isn't the damage Blair created the real reason the Cons continue to govern?

Tony Blair bemoans 'tragedy' of Labour under Corbyn

Former prime minister takes aim at new party leader while defending his own ‘radical, reforming’ government

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/09/tony-blair-tragedy-of-la...

josh

Screw him.

NorthReport

Tony Blair and Colonel Gaddafi: The questions the former Prime Minister faces over his ties with Libya

Mr Blair's long-awaited appearance in front of MPs comes as Isis takes advantage of the chaos in the country

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tony-blair-and-colonel-gad...

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Labour activists launch new group on party's left

Open Labour says it will reject recent ‘intolerance and divisiveness’ in the party to build a ‘renewed democratic left’

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/09/labour-activists-launch-new-gro...

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Jeremy Corbyn praises Stop the War coalition as vital democratic force

Corbyn defends anti-war group as its chairman hits out at suggestion that Labour leader needs to distance himself

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/11/stop-the-war-chief-corby...

NorthReport

David Cameron miscalculated the leverage Britain has against EU


http://www.afr.com/news/world/david-cameron-miscalculated-the-leverage-b...

NorthReport

Shaker Aamer: Blair and Straw face questions over complicity in treatment

Alex Salmond says Guantánamo detainee’s claim that former PM and minister must have known of his torture is reasonable

 

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/13/tony-blair-jack-straw-quest...

NorthReport

Calls for David Cameron to step in after US bars British Muslim family from trip

Labour’s Stella Creasy writes to PM after party of 11 heading to Disneyland were told by American officials at Gatwick they could not go

 

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/dec/22/david-cameron-us-america...

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