LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 16:  Jeremy Corbyn poses for a portrait on July 16, 2015 in London, England. Jeremy Bernard Corbyn is a British Labour Party politician and has been a member of Parliament for Islington North since 1983. He is currently a contender for the position as leader of the Labour Party.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The Real Reason The Permanent Political Class Is Freaking Out Over Jeremy Corbyn

A quick scan of social media and mainstream news sources today should alert you to the fact that the war against Jeremy Corbyn and his hew front bench has already begun. This is because the permanent political class are freaking out over Corbyn’s win and how it imperils their grip on power. Here is how.…

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The Best and Worst Reactions to the Refugee Crisis

As the Refugee Crisis continues to become more serious by the day, we stop to take a look at the best and worse reactions by governments, individuals and organisations across the world. There are currently 4.1 million registered Syrian refugees. Lebanon is now housing well over one million of them, an enormous burden for a…

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After Purging Thousands Of Left Wingers, Labour Let Former Tory Minister Vote In Leadership Election

After a purge which saw an estimated 100,000 (largely left-wing) registered supporters barred from voting in the Labour Leadership election, it has been revealed that former Conservative Minister Ros Altmann was allowed to cast her vote. In a purge being referred to internally as ‘Operation: Ice Pick’, Labour HQ purged the party of suspected ‘entryists’.…

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UKIP Candidate Says Syrian Toddler Drowned Because “His Parents Were Greedy”

A former UKIP candidate has taken to Twitter to argue that the three-year-old Syrian boy washed up on the beaches of Turkey this week died because “his parents were greedy”. Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi and his five-year-old brother Galip and their mother Rehan drowned when a migrant boat leaving Turkey for Canada sank this week. While…

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The Solution To The Refugee Crisis Is Right Under Our Noses

While German leader Angela Merkel has stepped up to provide leadership in the face of the refugee crisis, David Cameron and the UK government are flailing. This response is unforgivable, considering the role British foreign policy has played in the catastrophe. Worse, the solution is right under our nose. Between 1938 and 1940, the UK…