Council Investigation Unit Needed

BY PAUL NEWALL Back in the days when I was eyeing a political career, I was sent on a couple of Labour Party day schools for aspiring local government candidates by my local Labour constituency association. One of the tutors was an incorruptible lifelong public servant who emphasised the importance of volunteerism, he’d been a town clerk while holding down a full-time job for decades. … Continue reading Council Investigation Unit Needed

2024

BY MYSTIC PEG I had a vision last night. I have not had such a clear vision about British politics since my dream about the shell-suited devil. Often my visions come to me in metaphors or riddles but last night’s vision was different in that it came to me in tweets from 2024. Such specificity is rare. I awoke from my vision happy that Britain’s … Continue reading 2024

Countering Animal Rights Spies

BY JULES KING In recent years, farmers have been increasingly targeted by animal rights groups trespassing on their properties, stealing farm animals, and other acts of vandalism. The frequency with which undercover animal rights groups infiltrate farms, circuses and other animal enterprises as undercover employees is increasing. In light of this increased activity, farmers are searching for new ways to guard their property and protect … Continue reading Countering Animal Rights Spies

Watson’s Antisemitism Hypocrisy

CSM EDITORIAL Tom Watson’s play for the leadership of the Labour Party has been obvious for many years now. This week’s bashing of Jeremy Corbyn and his acolytes by Watson is nothing new. Watson correctly declared that “only sunlight can disinfect Labour of anti-Semitism now” and he critiqued Labour’s handling of its spiralling antisemitism crisis. Watson slammed Labour and its General Secretary Jennie Formby, a close … Continue reading Watson’s Antisemitism Hypocrisy

A Walk

BY RAINER RILKE  My eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far beyond the road I have begun, So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; it has an inner light, even from a distance- and changes us, even if we do not reach it, into something else, which, hardly sensing it, we already are; a gesture waves us on answering our own wave… … Continue reading A Walk

Major Headache

BY JAMIE FOSTER Ex-Prime Minister John Major seems to have seriously lost the plot as he threatens to judicially review Boris Johnson if he decides to prorogue parliament to get a no deal Brexit through. Former British PM Sir John Major will "seek a judicial review" to prevent the next prime minister suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit #r4today https://t.co/MyWlMEV8nK pic.twitter.com/0aLl8Ej5H5 — BBC … Continue reading Major Headache