Saturday, 27 August 2016

The Labour Party purge is getting ridiculous


The Labour Party purge is getting absolutely ridiculous. Not content with banning 130,000 party members from participation in the leadership election out of a fear that they're likely to back Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party hierarchy has set about trawling through people's social media accounts looking for excuses to suspend them from the party.

Some of the most notable examples include the Orgreave Justice campaigner and 45 year long Labour Party member John Dunn, the head of the Bakers' Union Ronnie Draper, a Unison rep and long-time Labour Party activist called Philip Lewis and a woman called Catherine Starr who was apparently suspended for liking a band called the Foo Fighters too much.

The Catherine Starr case was unusual because the letter of suspension actually included a date when the supposedly unacceptable comment was made, allowing her to track down the "abusive" comment to a post where she said "I fucking love the Foo Fighters". Huge numbers of people are being suspended with an explanation consisting of nothing more than "comments you posted on social media" making it pretty much impossible for people to track down the supposedly problematic comments.

There is clearly a lack of due process if people are being suspended from the party and barred from voting in the leadership election based on such vague allegations. If the Labour Party snoopers have evidence of abusive language they should include screen grabs of the comments deemed to be unacceptable, which is hardly difficult given the way that they're snooping through people's social media accounts.

Some people have raised concerns that snooping through the social media accounts of tens of thousands of Labour Party members in order to find excuses to suspend Jeremy Corbyn supporters is a deeply sinister thing to do. Others have argued that it's a tremendous waste of time and effort that could be better used on actually opposing the Tories. My biggest concern is the abject hypocrisy of it all.

You just have to look at the behaviour of some of the Labour Party members who are backing Owen Smith to see how rigged the whole purge is:

In March 2016 Catherine Starr posted a comment about how much she likes the Foo Fighters on her personal Facebook page. The Labour Party donor Michael Foster wrote an extraordinary article for the Daily Mail describing other Labour Party members as "Nazi stormtroopers" and a tide of other abusive comments and insults including "arrivistas", "a divisive, aggressive holier-than-thou cadre of hard-Left socialists", "bullies and arm-twisters", "economically illiterate people", "a mob", "second-rate minds", "the extreme left".

Catherine Starr has been purged and Michael Foster has suffered no consequences for his abusive diatribe.
In 2014 Dr Gemma Angel wrote a Twitter post detailing her reasons for voting for the Green Party at the European elections. Since Jeremy Corbyn became Labour Party leader she changed her allegiance and tried to join the Labour Party. In 2016 the unelected Labour Party peer David Sainsbury made a donation of £2,150,000 to the Liberal Democrats.
For a tweet supporting the Green Party from over two years ago Dr Gemma Angel was purged from the party. For handing over two million quid to a rival political party between April and June 2016 David Sainsbury has suffered no consequences. 

The fact that the Labour Party hierarchy have decided to trawl through the social media postings of Jeremy Corbyn supporters to look for (often incredibly tenuous) excuses to block them from membership is bad enough, but the fact that party politicians and donors are being allowed to get away with things that are very much worse demonstrates beyond doubt that the purge is being conducted in order to rig the election, rather than to rid the party of abusive people or those who clearly support other political parties.

 Another Angry Voice  is a "Pay As You Feel" website. You can have access to all of my work for free, or you can choose to make a small donation to help me keep writing. The choice is entirely yours.




OR


16 comments:

Rosie Aney said...

I contracted hpv from my ex partner we broke up the relationship about four years ago, I has been on treatment for some years, I had lot pains and embarrassment for been hpv patient last two month i did hpv research online and found website for natural treatment to get ride of my infection, and i went through the site and recommend me to Dr onokun I contacted Dr onokun through his website and been his patient after one month I got cured. I want everyone living with hpv to get this treatment and got cured Dr onokun have the cure to every virus. his email; Dronokunherbalcure@gmail.com or his website www.Dronokunherbalcure.wordpress.com or https://www.facebook.com/naturaltreatmentcenter1  

Sarah Saad said...

شركة نقل عفش بالقصيم
شركة نقل عفش بتبوك
شركة نقل عفش بابها
شركة نقل عفش بنجران
شركة نقل عفش بحائل

Sarah Saad said...




https://www.behance.net/gallery/46472895/_
https://www.behance.net/gallery/46463613/_
https://www.behance.net/gallery/46463247/_

Sarah Saad said...

https://www.behance.net/gallery/46451097/_
https://www.behance.net/gallery/46460639/_
https://www.behance.net/gallery/46462575/_

Martha said...

I'm here to testify about what DR. OYAGU did for me. I have been suffering from (GENITAL HERPES VIRUS) disease for the past 2 years and had constant pain and inching, especially in my private part. During the first year, I had faith in God that i would be cured someday. This disease started circulating all over my body and I have been taking treatment from my doctor, few weeks ago I came across a testimony of Shayla Bosschart on the internet testifying about a Man called DR. OYAGU on how he cured her from 7 years HSV 2. And she also gave the email address of this man, advise anybody to contact him for help on any kind of diseases that he would be of help, so I emailed him telling him about my (HSV 2) he told me not to worry that I was going to be cured!! Well, I never doubted him I have faith he can cure me too,, DR. OYAGU prepared and sent me Healing Soap, roots and herbs which I took. In the first one week, I started experiencing changes all over me, after two weeks of using his Roots/ Herbs, Oil and Soap, I was totally cured. no more inching , pain on me anymore as DR. OYAGU assured me. After some time I went to my doctor to do another test behold the result came out negative. So friends my advise is if you have such disease or know anyone who suffers from it or any other disease like HPV, HBV, HIV, ALS, HBP, CANCER etc. you can contact DR. OYAGU for help via email} oyaguherbalhome@gmail.com visit his website https://oyaguspellcaster.wixsite.com/oyaguherbalhome whatsapp him through his mobile} +2348101755322. , Thanks once again DR. OYAGU for making me a happy woman again.

Corey Kelly said...

Very informative, thanks. I advice you to post this article as a video-review on Youtube so that many interested people can see it. And you can always use the services of https://viplikes.net/buy-youtube-subscribers to increase the number of subscribers.

TubeViews.co said...

Exellent your post. i reaching daily on your blogs. thanks for sharing this informative information.
Buy YouTube Views
Buy YouTube Subscribers
Buy YouTube Live Stream Views
Buy Facebook Live Views
Buy Instagram Reels Views
Buy Instagram Live Views
Buy Instagram Followers
Buy Facebook Views

Danielmarch said...

Thank you for shearing post amazing this is post very useful for me.
Adarsh Park Heights in Gunjur
Adarsh Park Heights
Adarsh Park Heights price
The Prestige Properties
Adarsh Property
Adarsh Constructions
Sumadharu Folium
SUMADHURA FOLIUM

yadongbiz said...

Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting?I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style. Thanks a million and please keep up the effective work. Feel free to visit my website; 일본야동
일본야동
국산야동
일본야동
한국야동

yahanvideonet said...

Everything is very open with a precise clarification of the issues. It was really informative. Your site is very helpful. Thanks for sharing! Feel free to visit my website; 일본야동
일본야동
국산야동
일본야동
한국야동

koreayadongcom said...

I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer to create your theme? Exceptional work! Feel free to visit my website; 일본야동
일본야동
국산야동
일본야동
한국야동


chinayadongnet said...

Thank you so much for this excellent blog article. Your writing style and the way you have presented your content is awesome. Now I am pretty clear on this topic, keep it up! Feel free to visit my website;
일본야동
일본야동
국산야동
일본야동
한국야동

japanyadongcom said...

Nice one! Thank you for sharing this post. Your blog posts are more interesting and impressive. Feel free to visit my website;
일본야동
일본야동
국산야동
일본야동
한국야동

nurturinghealth said...

Hii,
This is great and awsome post for me. i loved to read your blog. it's really-really amazing. thanks for inspired me by your blog.
Buy Online Pure & Natural Essential Oils
Buy Body Massage Essential Oil Online
Buy Hair Essential Oil Online Lowest Price
Buy Skin Essential Oil Online For Men/Women

Danielmarch said...

Hii,
This is Great Post.. for me, Thanks for sharing with us!!
Buy Real Facebook Live Stream Views
Buy Facebook Comments
Buy Facebook Video Views

Beautyglaming said...

Thanks For Sharing Breaking News In Hindi