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The tragic comedy of British communism

Idly wondering whether communism had died in the UK, I discovered The Communist Party of Great Britain and their paper, “The Weekly Worker”. This edition has a fascinating sidebar — “What we fight for” — which states first and foremost: Our central aim is the organisation of communists, revolutionary socialists […]

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Winston Churchill, Tony Benn and New Labour government

Churchill on socialism: There can be no doubt that socialism is inseparably interwoven with totalitarianism and the abject worship of the state. … A free Parliament is odious to the socialist doctrinaire. Benn on New Labour in power: In short parliamentary democracy and cabinet government have been quietly abandoned in […]

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Rural France and the EU food police

I listened this morning to a Today Programme podcast concerning rural France. An Englishman resident in Normandy was explaining how the villagers scurry around protecting themselves from the “EU gestapo”. To avoid the condemnation of much that is sold to the satisfaction of all concerned, the villagers monitor the train […]

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