Free Flights to Caracas for Corbynites

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN I am getting fed up to the back teeth with the comments of hard-line British leftists about Venezuela, now the country is back in the news as the socialist tyrant Maduro’s days dwindle: What is going on in #Venezuela, why sanctions on the country are responsible for its economic demise and how the left must respond with the call to end such … Continue reading Free Flights to Caracas for Corbynites

Escaping Socialist Venezuela

BY ANASTASIA CHOO Venezuela’s downward economic spiral has led to widespread food shortages, hyperinflation and a mass exodus of migrants into Latin America.  Although the situation is anatomically different from Syria, analysts claim the exodus from Venezuela rivals the number of Syrians in Germany.  The intensifying economic and political crisis has now pushed hundreds of thousands to flee the country in search of food, security, … Continue reading Escaping Socialist Venezuela

The Art of Giving Virtuously

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN As a soldier friend of mine often likes to repeat post-port, you get to really know a person when they are faced by death. However, as those who have joined the near-death club with two fingers rather than a pistol to draw upon can testify, the crucial moment soon passes and drawing conclusions as to the survivor’s character is an intolerable task, … Continue reading The Art of Giving Virtuously

Credit Where Credit Is Due

BY JAMIE FOSTER Credit where credit is due, James O’Brien has finally said something that is worthy of praise. On his LBC show he came out against Corbyn’s epic hypocrisy in failing to condemn the actions of the government of Venezuela despite tweeting that if one remains neutral in the face of oppression one comes out on the side of the oppressor. O’Brien is a … Continue reading Credit Where Credit Is Due

Livingstone’s Venezuela

BY JAMIE FOSTER On slow news days in August we have come to rely on Ken Livingstone to say something publicly to get tongues wagging. Interviewed last week by Julia Hartley-Brewer on Talk Radio he didn’t let us down. Asked about the current Venezuelan crisis he came up with two reasons for Venezuela’s problems. Firstly, he claimed that they had failed to follow his economic … Continue reading Livingstone’s Venezuela

Venezuela? Corbynites?

BY JOHN ISMAEL Venezuela is in a terrible mess. Its people are starving. Hospitals have no medicine. Schools have no pencils. Prisons have no guards. The country has gone to hell in a handcart. On Sunday Venezuelans were asked to choose the more than 500 representatives who will make up a constituent assembly. The constituent assembly was convened by President Maduro to rewrite the existing … Continue reading Venezuela? Corbynites?

The Egged Dictator

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN During the last year we have seen the peoples of various lands cock a snook at ruling elites. In Britain we voted for Brexit and wiped the smiles off the Europhile establishment, who were sure we ordinary working people would not dare upset the Brussels apple cart. The look of shock on the face of Guy Verhofstadt was almost worth David Cameron risking … Continue reading The Egged Dictator