..."black and funny tinged" denotes classic otherisation of the oppressed - heard it many times on the doorstep from racists. To hear it from a Labour MP is offensive. Thankfully she's not one anymore.
9/ The main task is for the PLP to stick together; defeat May's deal (again), fight to get their own Brexit in the commons and, if that fails - as our conference instructed - campaign for a second referendum.https://t.co/9QUUuTQYgI
7/ Labour's left trajectory was always going to lose the core Blairites + neocons at some point - but the changing nature of the threats to democracy and social justice mean we will still make alliances with them vs the alt-right/xenophobes...
5/ But this is a damp squib. There is no cohesive project for Macron-lite neoliberalism in the UK, and this group lacks talent or charisma. The strategic issues are outlined here:https://t.co/1Tapx21Jyq
4/ As I've repeatedly warned: the enhanced rule of law and oversight of the deep state makes the kind of action taken vs Ramsay Macdonald and Harold Wilson hard to do: the very British coup has to prevent a left Labour govt. In power it's too late...
So let's get this right: May offers talks. Corbyn says remove No Deal threat, then we talk. Within an hour, Hammond rings 330 businesspeople and promises to remove No Deal threat because May faces revolt in Cabinet. But Corbyn is the "wrecker". Tories lie thru their teeth.
Wow how did Britain keep Nissan so onside during the 2016 Brexit clusterfuck? £80m of covert state aid - how's that free market ideology doin' for ya? @Conservatives - while starving people are forced to beg for work?