Posts Tagged ‘Daily Mail’

Labour must end a culture, not just a recession

by Barney McCay.

Monday 1 April 2013. Remember that day. With drastic changes in nearly every area of Britain’s Welfare State, you can bet your bottom dollar it’ll engulf the history books of the future. For a start, legal aid has been slashed. So in addition to the pain that losing your job, going through a divorce, or […]

The Daily Mail – a vile product

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

Could this be the most disgusting headline to have hit news stands since The Sun‘s coverage of Hillsborough? The dehumanising of the children (“bred 17 babies”), the welfare-baiting headline, the sideswipe at social workers; seldom has a tragedy been exploited so brazenly and cynically to score political points. And for the judgement to land at […]

Hypocrisy, Daily Mail-style

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

Following the tragic death of Lucy Meadows, a transgendered teacher who was monstered by the Daily Mail’sRichard Littlejohn in a characteristically vile piece, the paper has released the following statement: It is regrettable that this tragic death should now be the subject of an orchestrated twitterstorm, fanned by individuals – including former Labour spin doctor Alastair […]

Why Labour would be wrong to chase the ‘centre-ground’

by Darrell Goodliffe.

As soon as I read an article which states something like “the centre ground in politics is perennially important“, my hackles rise. This is largely because I don’t believe in the existence of such a thing. To me, it’s as  real as Camelot or the Tooth Fairy. Centrist politics and ‘the centre ground’ are the subjective creations of ideologues […]

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