Saint Corbyn? A response to my detractors By William Bowles

24 January 2018 — InvestigatingImperialism

Illusion and Reality

It’s interesting reading comments on the essays I write that get published around the world on various websites (at least those that permit comments) regarding Jeremy Corbyn.

What appears to generate the most ire are my views on Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party as the alleged vehicle for radical, social transformation. It seems the man can do no wrong. He appears to have achieved some kind of saintly status amongst those on the left and amongst progressives in general, let alone the millions who voted for him. So is it any wonder that my decidedly unfashionable views provoke such negative reactions?

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Will the Unity Coalition Earn it? By William Bowles

26 January 2004

Sunday (25/01/04) saw the launch of a new political party of the left in the UK, the Unity Coalition. The inaugural meeting held in the Friends Meeting House on Euston Road in London, was packed, with around 1200 people crowded into the main hall and represented a good cross-section of what’s left of left political activists, from the Socialist Workers Party, The Communist Party GB, the Socialist Alliance through to a number of Labour Party members but who understandably kept their heads down.

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