Wednesday 19 August 2015

The banner maker

Alice Kilroy, who made me a banner for my 70th birthday, was recently commissioned by the Jeremy Corbyn for Labour Party leader campaign to make them a banner. Here is the fantastic result.

Tuesday 18 August 2015

Corbyn - challenging the state's estate agents

I have now been twice to help out on the phones at the Jeremy Corbyn campaign office in London and I will be back there tomorrow. In my 70s now my whole life has involved me in political agitation, from CND to Stop the War. And my take on parliamentary politics has until now been 'don't disturb the dead.' But this is different. One caller today said they had been waiting their whole life for this to happen – a movement challenging the estate agents who run the political parties who service the state. If you have any spare time contact:

Thursday 13 August 2015

Chilcot delay needs an enquiry

Reg Keys is leading demands for the publication of the much-delayed Chilcot Enquiry. Reg's son Tom Keys, was one of six military policemen killed in Majar al-Kabir, Iraq in June 2003. Working with Felicity Arbuthnot and Brian Eno I helped organise the early days of his election campaign when he stood against Tony Blair in Sedgefield at the 2005 general election. Watch his election night speech here. And read more about Reg in 'Left Field' here.