From Corbyn to Starmer: How did we get here – and where next?

Whilst the coronavirus crisis continues to dominate the headlines, Labour activists are gathering their thoughts in the wake of Saturday’s leadership contest result, wondering where the party is heading with Keir Starmer now at the helm. Starmer won a convincing majority of 56% in the first round, beating his rivals – Rebecca Long-Bailey and More...

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#ACFM: Microdose: Acid Lockdown

The #ACFM crew discuss life in lockdown including cheese care packs, the moral economy, and the crisis of liberalism. Texts: Nadia Idle- This Too Shall Pass https://notaloneintheworld.com/2020/03/22/this-too-shall-pass/ More...

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‘Servile’ or helping the NHS? Peter Hitchens stirs debate about UK coronavirus lockdown measures

Journalist Peter Hitchens has lambasted the unprecedented restrictions put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus, provoking fierce debate about preserving liberties versus safeguarding public health among Britons. The More...

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The Sanders campaign and the corona crisis: stay in the race and retool for the long game

The pressure on Sanders to withdraw is intense. He must stay, and fight the long game, argues Kate O’Neil Counterfire Daily  More...

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We’re not all in it together, your majesty – CounterBlast 5 April

The British state has rolled out its biggest weapon at this time of crisis in a clear ideological intervention, argues David McAllister Counterfire Daily  More...

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Right turn for Labour – weekly briefing

Lindsey German on the election of Sir Keir Starmer and the continuing Covid-19 crisis Counterfire Daily  More...

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Scottish health chief RESIGNS after police tells her off for breaking Covid-19 lockdown rules

Catherine Calderwood is stepping down from the post of Scottish Chief Medical Officer following an embarrassing revelation that she repeatedly broke the same Covid-19 lockdown rules her office has been preaching. “It More...

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Scottish medical chief WITHDRAWN from briefings after flouting lockdown rules to visit holiday home

Scotland’s chief medical officer will no longer attend press briefings after coming under fire for twice flouting the UK’s lockdown rules in order to visit her holiday home on the coast. Dr Catherine Calderwood More...

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Counterfire statement on Labour’s election result

The next steps for the left by Counterfire Counterfire Daily  More...

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Austerity has left the NHS unable to deal with this pandemic effectively – video

Mona Kamal speaks to Double Down News about the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic which has come at a time when the NHS is at its weakest Counterfire Daily  More...