Articles by: Martin Bailey

Leftwatch

The assassination of a Labour moderate

Simon Danczuk’s suspension from the Labour party for sending steamy texts to an under 18 year old appears to be a classic case of a sleazy MP abusing his power in an all too predictable and pathetic way. The story boasts an extra helping of bathos given his well-publicised/self-publicised love […]

by × January 11, 2016 ×

Leftwatch, News

Jeremy Corbyn, a head of the hydra

As 2015 draws to a close Jeremy Corbyn is still the leader of the Labour party. A year ago who would have thought it possible? The only thing more remarkable than his election is that after three Months of indecision, disorder and chaos not only does he remain in place […]

by × December 17, 2015 ×

Liberty

The working class are
natural born Tories

The Labour party was founded specifically to represent the interests of the working man, so it is hardly surprising that those in the DE and C2 social groups are far more likely to vote Labour. However, if you consider the behaviour, culture, desires, fashions and tastes of the British working […]

by × December 7, 2015 ×

Conservatism

Martin Bailey: Why I am a Conservative

Martin Bailey: Why I am a Conservative

Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever. V. I. Lenin I was brought up in a solid, socialist household. Both of my parents were Labour Party members and trade union activists, who even flirted with the Militant tendency in the bitter aftermath of […]

by × November 29, 2015 ×