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Paul Canning
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A few words on Monroe Bergdorf and Labour
Last November there was a stoush about a young guy called Josh Rivers. You may remember. He was the first black men to be appointed Editor of the magazine Gay Times. But he had a past on Twitter and  Patrick Strudwick at Buzzfeed had either found it or some...
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What Venezuela says about Labour Party foreign policy
Picture of Maikol Mendoza by Cristian Hernandez They do it without shame. Whenever they approach a microphone. Each time a camera focuses them. At every press conference. Outside and inside the country. No matter the subject. It may be about the hospital cr...
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Venezuela: In every way a terrible week
Tomorrow in Lima, Peru nine Latin American states (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Paraguay) plus Canada will meet with the aim of establishing a “contact group” that they hope can be the best way of pre...
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That time Putin walked out on a speech - in Hamburg
Tallinn, Estonia Reblogged with permission . By Paul Goble Even Western leaders who are distinguished by the boldness of their statements on other issues appear reluctant to speak directly to Vladimir Putin about his lies and crimes, apparently fearful that...
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Venezuela: Proof Corbyn's no 'Man of Peace'
Picture of Maikol Mendoza by Cristian Hernandez Maikol Mendoza is a 17 year old Venezuela who finally got a chance of life with a rare kidney transplant. The rat infested, medicine deprived state of his country's health care system has now deprived him of t...
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The left and Manchester: Some good news
British comedian Rufus Hound* toying with conspiracy theories Since the Manchester bombings there has been an understandable need to point and either laugh or yell at some of the 'hot takes' circulating online. Whether they're coming from a comedian or some...
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Two inaugurations: Two realities
America does not take kindly to the world telling it stuff but there is an opera in this. As the world watched - same time, same planet - its greatest power crowned a man who lost the vote to a woman. Same time, same planet, Africa peacefully forced a man w...
Two inaugurations: Two realities
Two inaugurations: Two realities
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Venezuela: A Corbyvista warning
“Negative campaigning works against other candidates but not against
Corbyn,” one Smith aide said. “For a lot of people he embodies something
about themselves. It’s a statement of intent about your personal
identity, a personality marker to like Corbyn. ...
Venezuela: A Corbyvista warning
Venezuela: A Corbyvista warning
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Expel those who defame the White Helmets
I have a question for John Prescott. If you are a Labour Party member who defames the White Helmets should you be expelled? On Friday my friend the Times columnist Oliver Kamm retweeted my throw to him of the Snopes post debunking Eva Bartlett. She is a Rus...
Expel those who defame the White Helmets
Expel those who defame the White Helmets
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Lindsey German is a thug, an accomplice
This week as the massacre of men, women and children has been live on the Internet UK MPs from all parties bar UKIP have urged aid for civilian protection on the British government. Many of those MPs have payed close attention to what Syrian civil society h...
Lindsey German is a thug, an accomplice
Lindsey German is a thug, an accomplice
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