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Random thoughts on election day

July 2, 2016 - 15:43 -- Admin

I woke up to a TV full of smug, ugly commentators and politicians on election day. It made me coin a new word. The smuglies.

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Drinking game for tonight. Every time a commentator or politician mentions capitalism, wage slavery, abstract socially necessary labour time, exploitation, alienation, or surplus value, [fill in your own favourite Marxist expression here] have a big slug of grog. By the end of the night you will be completely sober.

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Jeremy Corbyn says unite behind his leadership

June 29, 2016 - 17:19 -- Admin

Jeremy Corbyn issued the following statement, after 172 Labour MPs supported a motion of ‘No Confidence’ in his leadership.

“In the aftermath of last week’s referendum, our country faces major challenges. Risks to the economy and living standards are growing. The public is divided.

The government is in disarray. Ministers have made it clear they have no exit plan, but are determined to make working people pay with a new round of cuts and tax rises.

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