The elections of May 6th 2021 were disastrous for the Labour party. Huge swings to other parties, predominantly Tories, prevailed everywhere.
The successes for the Tory party were despite cumulative negative effects of the near no-deal Brexit concocted by Boris Johnson and his colleagues, despite over a hundred thousand unnecessary deaths due to Tory incompetence and indifference when managing Covid-19 pandemic, and despite continuous extreme corruption by the government and ministers therein.
As soon as he was elected Labour leader Starmer chose a determined strategy of political abstinence, and he has not wavered from that strategy. He is anti-policy and anti-opinion. He supports nothing, he criticises nothing and he offers nothing. This vacuum is the strategy.
When he presented his Bystander strategy it seemed obvious that it would fail and that its failure would be voluminous. It is a daft idea, developed by people – MPs and their advisers –…
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Global Research, May 05, 2021Cuba Solidarity Campaign 29 April 2021
Fifty seven British members of parliament have signed a motion in the British Parliament which calls on the British Government to promote international cooperation between the UK and Cuba and urge the Biden administration to normalise relations by removing Cuba from its ‘state sponsors of terrorism’ list and ending the US blockade.
Early Day Motion 1550 on Cuba and the US blockade was formally tabled byGrahame Morris MPand Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba on 25 February 2021.
The motion has received support from MPs of numerous parties including Labour, Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru, Green, SDLP, DUP as well as several independent MPs.
The motion recognises the cost of the US blockade to the Cuban economy and the “politically motivated” addition of Cuba to the US ‘state sponsor of terrorism’…
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