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Jeremy Thorpe in Bradford, August 7, 2012

As part of his triumphant campaign for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn, MP, came to Bradford, where the Independent Labour Party was formed in 1893. He addressed an crowd of nearly a thousand for just over half an hour. His speech was filmed using EE’s new ActionCam. This is the first of two 15-minute extracts … Continue reading

Labour candidate publicises Galloway!
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Labour candidate publicises Galloway!

I was surprised and not a little amused to receive publicity for George Galloway’s campaign to be re-elected for Bradford South on May 7 from his Labour opponent. Her election address indicates that she – or, more probably, her New Labour Blairite spin-doctors – doesn’t understand the first principle of political polemic. As my old … Continue reading

2on2sday HOA test
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2on2sday HOA test

I haven’t used Hangouts on Air (HOA) for some time because of my illness and this was a test show preliminary to a regular Tuesday afternoon 2on2sday show starting Jan 13 at 2pm GMT insh’Allah. Below you can see the completely unscripted and unedited test run today. I played the whole thing of the cuff, … Continue reading

Activism / Austerity / Bradford / Council / Labour Party / Politics

So BPCAC won’t be standing in the May elections

First the five ex-Respect councillors decided to support Bradford Labour’s execution of the Tory austerity cuts. And now Bradford People’s Campaign Against the Cuts (BPCAC) has gone back in its promise to stand one or more candidates against the Con-Dem-Lab cabal in City Hall. Dave Green must be laughing all the way to the ballot … Continue reading