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Writer slash webbie slash activist RT ≠ approval 'Sniveling fascist shitsack', 'Goebbellean Whore', 'The hideous face of Progressivism', 'Primmer than the Mail'
Aug 31, 2018 8 tweets 4 min read
The Momentum TWT at Labour's Conference in 3 weeks has two events from an 'independent' LatAm magazine called Alborada. One on Colombia and a film event. The mag runs Cuban, Vzla, Correa propaganda & is praised by John Pilger. alborada Alborada Co-Editor Pablo Navarrete on BBC World last week. Yes there is mismanagement by the regime but the economic crisis is also the fault of the opposition and Trump. and - as always - 'illegal sanctions'. He's a Maduro propaganda tool, IOW.
Aug 29, 2018 19 tweets 9 min read
For context* he said this👇 right after Russia invaded Ukraine (he'd blamed Ukraine, the EU, & Nato for 'provoking' Russia) and the month after his Stop The War Coalition colleagues set up a group to defend the 'Anti-Fascist Resistance' in the Russian-run 'Republics'. /THREAD/ *I noticed someone in the replies whining about context. Around the same time as he gave those comments in Newport in this👆 clip he was telling a Lyndon LaRouche organisation in Australia this 👇… [Nato's] interests in the Ukraine are not benign interests in support for the people of Ukraine. It's about advancing military technology and a military presence further and further eastwards in order to create this ghastly scenario of some kind of hi-tech war with Russia in the future.
Jun 6, 2018 22 tweets 10 min read
The Nicaraguan regime has murdered 127 mostly young opponents - and is quietly recruiting British trade unionists and influential Labour staffers to their murderous cause. Two weeks ago the Embassy met with the NUT's Christine Blower, Unison's Paul Glober and Diane Abbott aide Matthew Willgress to coordinate its campaign of lies.… Today Ortega regime propaganda is being spread at the GMB national congress.
Mar 26, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
By the numbers the UK far left has a problem with Jews. In 2016 @ColborneMichael crunched the European Social Survey numbers + I blogged his results. This is attitudes to Jewish immigration by political identifier. (This is the furthest left, 3.2%) This is attitudes to Jewish immigration by political identifier capturing the furthest left and the next furthest left, in total 5.2% of all respondents.
Feb 22, 2018 13 tweets 4 min read
THREAD: There are some staggering new numbers on Venezuela's crisis from the annual survey released yesterday.… 61% of Venezuelans are now living in extreme poverty, 87% are now classed as poor. “Do you consider your family’s income enough to buy food to consume inside and outside the home?” 89.4% say “No.” Almost two out of every three poor Venezuelans are recently impoverished. bar chart shows the rise in poverty in this survey