I’m Enjoying This…

Although the upcoming enthronement of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader is a source of intense and ongoing hilarity, I am utterly mystified by those members of a party founded explicitly and fundamentally as a socialist movement who are now complaining that after a gap of three decades socialists are going to be back in charge.

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One response to “I’m Enjoying This…

  1. Just seen this. Was the Labour Party founded “explicitly and fundamentally” as a socialist party? Surely not. It was a mixture of socialists, trades unionists and various radical or left wing groups. I was concerned with representation of workers and with creating a fairer society. My grandfather joined as an early member. He was a trades unionist and a Baptist. That was what made him Labour – and neither he nor his son, my father, also a Labour party member, called themselves or wished to be called, socialists.

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