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Vanity on the buses: an open letter to Corbyn’s critics.

Much has been written about the role played by Oxbridge students as strike-breakers during the 1926 General Strike.

The Next Financial Crisis: preparing a Labour response

The biggest problem with all the New Labour whinging that surrounds Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

Après Paris

Jeremy Corbyn’s Paris’ meeting with Naomi Klein is the closest the Climate Summit will come to the Storming…

Syria: The Devil’s Delusion

Claims that the world can bomb its way towards a sustainable peace are a perilous delusion.

Beyond the limits of charm

He came, he saw, he hugged them. Who would have believed Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

The Corbynomics of Energy

Jeremy Corbyn’s energy and climate manifesto -‘Protecting Our Planet’- occupies a different political space…

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

TWITTER

From 2008-2010 Labour spending on flood defences rose by 10% p.a. Since then increases have run at 1.2% p.a. and weighted towards higher value properties (in the South).
Sadly, large numbers of those who voted Tory are now floating voters.

Tories ignored expert flood advice and courted austerity. Behold the results | Simon Wren-Lewis

The Pitt review predicted the current crisis in 2008, but the report was overlooked. Now the devastating results of this are clear, says professor of ...

www.theguardian.com

George Osborne answered "In Downing Street - where you put him." It would be more honest to have said "On Planet Rich, Cosy and Disinterested...suckers."

George Osborne answered "In Downing Street - where you put him." It would be more honest to have said "On Planet Rich, Cosy and Disinterested...suckers."
Jeremy Corbyn@jeremycorbyn

Where's Boris Johnson?

...And why no emergency meeting of COBRA? Forget HS2. Just send huge dollops of cash on existing networks to address flood relief and prevention work NOW. It's called LEADERSHIP.

Jeremy Corbyn@jeremycorbyn

Boris Johnson has shown his true colours by not offering support to flood hit communities or even visiting them.

https://t.co/U0q48tUihL

French government is now considering a '0% nuclear' plan for its energy system

Yet UK govt is still intent on buying French nuclear reactors that its home country has rejected

You don't have to be an energy geek to wonder what the hell is going on

La construction de l'EPR de Flamanville et la part du nucléaire : les défis d'EDF

Le gouvernement réfléchit à un plan énergétique "0% nucléaire" et l'EPR de Flamanville, toujours en construction, devrait ouvrir, au m...

www.europe1.fr

Antarctica has hit 20.7C for the first time. Dominic Cummings has called for the continent to be sacked for undermining Boris' free trade delusions.

Antarctic temperature rises above 20C for first time on record

Scientists describe 20.75C logged at Seymour Island as ‘incredible and abnormal’

www.theguardian.com

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