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Corbyn on Euston picket line supporting rail workers

Former Labour leader puts Starmer to shame

Former Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been on the picket line at London’s Euston station this morning, where he talked to RMT union leader Mick Lynch and to workers from rail unions fighting for their jobs and pay and for the safety of passengers, against government plans to close all the country’s ticket offices and cut maintenance:

Corbyn continues to provide leadership for the wider movement that shines an unflattering light on the pale establishmentism of Keir Starmer, who banned front-bench MPs from appearing on picket lines – but chickened out of disciplining those who defied him.

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  1. After Forde’s conclusion that antisemitism was weaponised against Corbyn, I expect a leadership challenge from the PLP.
    I know they aren’t enough members on the SCG but if 7 back benchers join the SCG in the rebellion it could be done. Come on Unite, CWU, GMB lean on the MPs that are sponsor by the Trade Unions and support for one of them to challenge Starmer for the leadership.
    Who ever wins the Tory leadership, we know they are going to attack the Trade Unions by passing legislation that would severely affect in the negative the right to strike. Starmer isn’t going to oppose this measures. Hence, the Labour Party needs a new leader and the Forde Report provides the necessary cover for a leadership challenge.
    Remember the Tories win more election than Labour, because they never have a problem with removing a lame duck even when the lame duck is the PM.

    1. Don’t expect ANYTHING but, Zionist TORY BlueKeef as the Prime Minister after the next GE. Which is comming very soon by the looks of it, The Far Right Zionists already started their Luntzspeak Global Language Dictionary Diatribe!
      They and the other Saboteurs of the Neo-Labour Parasite Party TORIES fear us, because they know we have a score to settle, and that we have a plan to settle the score and remove the TORIES who Sabotaged two opportunities to end our 43 years of nonstop TORY HELL, by giving your vote to The Neo-Labour Party TORIES, you are doing nothing more than prolong The PEOPLE’S agony! End it now my advice, vote them out, vote for the nearest thing to a Socialist, or Non-Globalist Neoliberal, or ANYONE OTHER THAN THE Neo-Labour Parasite Party TORIES and hopefully not a Conservative TORY.
      Enemy 1: Sabotaging Globalist Neoliberal Neo-Labour Parasite Party TORIES!
      Enemy 2: Globalist Neoliberal Conservative Party TORIES!
      Enemy 3: Any other Flavour of Neoliberal TORY.
      The UK Labour Party is DEAD, The Neo-Labour Parasite Party TORIES killed it, it would be nice to see Jeremy Corbyn back as nothing more than a fly in their ointment, just to irritate and destabalise, and hopefully the 10/15 remaining UK Labour Party MPs won’t be too pissing weak to join Corbyn.
      However as far as challenges and other expectations, from so called “Labour”, no, it’s not going to happen.
      The UK Labour Party is DEAD and we can only see a return of a Party FOR The PEOPLE to Parliament, if we anihilate the Neo-Labour Party TORIES, along with their Saboteurs, Liars, Smearers and Propagandists at the next GE! Give your vote to, hopefully a Socialists, if not anyone but The Neo-Labour Party TORIES!

  2. That sam tarry was there too, and interviewed on the Tv this morning. Didn’t have much worth saying, mind.

    1. Sam Tarry -the Shadow SoS for Transport was another slap in the face for Starmer, considering his diktat that Front Benchers should not appear on picket lines.

      JC, JMcD and RL-B have been out, as well. It’ll be interesting to see what Starmer’s response will be to this rebellion.

      Personally, I think he’s ‘dead in the water’. No way back for him. It’s a matter of seeing which – if any – of the PLP will make a move.

      If someone does pluck up the courage, it’ll be short and bloody. The shorter and bloodier the better.

      Then the chaos starts.

      1. Sam Tarry -the Shadow SoS for Transport

        He’s a minister; louise haigh’s the shadow transport sec. Fair play to him for turning up, although I gotta say – he ain’t much of an orator.

        Maybe he was told he could go; but that a condition of him showing was that he stuck rigidly to the script – Which he did, imo.

      2. Oh, and, now, it seems Sam Tarry has been sacked from whatever position it was he held.

        Starmer lashing out, in a tantrum. Keep going, lad. While you can.

        Solidarity, with the RMT Union!

      3. George – Do you think that Sam is surprised at the outcome?

      4. Hear! Hear!
        Irritate! Irritate! Irritate!
        Bug the Thatcherite Neoliberal Neo-Labour Party TORIES daily, be that shirt you had on at your last hair cut, scratch, itch, scratch, itch, scratch and then vote the fuckers out!

  3. For what it’s worth my guess is that Starmer will oppose any new restrictions on the liberty or strike but with little vigour. If in government, there will be a marked reluctance to repeal the legislation and the Conservative-New Labour legislation enacted from 1980 to 2016. The neoliberal ratchet keeps moving forward.

    1. A bit like the UN condemnation, outrage, etc over Israel and Saudi. ‘Just as long as you say it’ seems to be the way of the Globalist Neoliberal.
      The PEOPLE need to wake up to The Neo-Labour Parasite Party TORIES as much as they do to The USA/Israel controlled UN.
      We are on our own. There are no Protection Agencies, Comms, etc for The PEOPLE, none whatsoever.

  4. Paul Smith, my guest is that Starmer will whip Labour MPs to abstain on the legislation.
    According to Starmer’s “wisdom” the public needs to see that Labour is against strikers inconveniencing the public that needs to services to be running.
    If teachers strike who is going to look after the kids while parents are at work? How are front line workers going to go to work during a transport strike?

  5. my guest is that Starmer will whip Labour MPs to abstain on the legislation.

    NO bookie would give odds on keef abstaining – AGAIN. If they did, you’d need to stake the equivalent of the national debt to win a penny.

    You’d be no worse off betting on the sun rising in the west.

  6. We are living in a One Party State, same in America, how we fix our Democracy is the challenge
    Forde should mean a Free Vote between JC and PWC
    We have to reclaim our party
    Not against a new party but it will put back our Democracy by at least 10 years and the good folk of this country will not survive that long
    If you don’t give people a real choice wtf do you expect them to do

    1. Doug, Labour is dead, no need to reclaim it, let it go. Another one will arise sooner or later. Have faith.

      1. It could possibly come in the form of a Union also, we just need to drop our shit and unite once more, just waiting for the spark, an event, a person, etc, etc, we just have to be patient and keep working at it here there and everywhere, it will sooon come Baz.

      2. nellyskelly – Maybe it would speed things up a bit if ‘the left’ managed to get of their arses and organise themselves.

      3. What makes you think they’re not? You just concern yourself with your Thatcherite Globalist Neoliberal Neo-Labour Party TORIES, we’ll sort out The PEOPLE!

      4. nellyskelly – When, sometime never?
        I’ll believe it when I see it.

    2. “We live in a one Party State, same in America”
      We live in a one Party State, same in France!
      We live in a one Party State, same in Canada!
      We live in a one Party State, same in Spain!
      We live in a one Party State, same in Sweden!
      We live in a one Party State, same in Finland!
      We live in a one Party State, same in New Zealand!
      We live in a one Party State, same in Australia!
      The Parasitic Thatcherite/Reaganite flavour of Globalist Neoliberalism has infested and consumed everything that was once “the Left” FOR The PEOPLE!
      You can look at any of the so called European “Socialist” Party’s rhetoric, there is no distinction between them and the TORY, Republican, etc NON-alternative!
      We The PEOPLE are standing idoly by watching this sea of Globalists wash over the West with it’s tenticals trying to grab hold and infest The Middle East, The East, Pacific, Africa, South America, we see the UN, WHO, WEF, etc, etc openly turning up the Elitist Globalist Establishment’s griphold around all our necks, blindeyeing the evil and stoking the fires of war! We do NOTHING!
      It will take the 21st Centuries’ version of a Mass Global Peterloo before people start waking up!
      Until then my advice is VOTE THE PARASITES OUT!
      Enemy 1: Sabotaging Globalist Neoliberal Parasite Neo-Labour Party TORIES!
      Enemy 2: Globalist Neoliberal Conservative Party TORIES!
      Enemy 3: Any other Flavour of Globalist Neoliberal TORY.
      Socialist, Communist, Anarchist, Unionist, etc, etc ANYONE who stands FOR The PEOPLE and NOT FOR Themselves OR The Elitist Globalist Establishment!
      This is a war, The Elitist Globalist Establishment VS The PEOPLE, now is the time for Unity not Divission! We need as many of THEM out and as MANY OF The PEOPLE IN The House of Commons, forget about parties and Ideologies just get the Globalists OUT and The PEOPLE IN!

      1. nellyskelly – ……and the credible alternative that you are offering is❓

      2. Agh! My, oh my!
        You have to go back to the bot-engineers, you’re stuck!
        Anyway you don’t need to know about the “credible alternative”, you have the Vulgar BlueKeef to vote for!

      3. nellyskelly – It’s not my fault that you don’t have an answer.

      4. nellykskelly, pressure from the left managed to increase the minimum Spanish salary between 2016 and 2019 by 37.4% when left parties refused to allow the minority government of the PP to continue in government otherwise.
        It is the good thing about having a PR system, even with the right in government the left can extract good concessions.
        Since 2019 with a left coalition between PSOE and Podemos in government the minimum salary has increased by 11.1%. Hence, in the last 6 years and increase of 48.5%. Far better than in the UK,
        This year the minimum state pension in Spain has increased by 15%. Still their is lots of room for improvement but I don’t agree that Spain is a one Party State.

      5. BLiar also did 1/2 ‘good deeds’ but then screwed The PEOPLE over in many more ways than 1/2 other ways.
        Don’t forget about the police brutality in Catalonia, the Globalist weapons distributions, NATO, the weaponisation of the Ukrainian Nazis, extending the war for the Wests anti-Russia agenda. In recent news Josep Borrel upset because the MSM prints facts from Russia’s Lavrov, rather than the West’s propaganda that he is peddling and just now it broke that Spanish Gypsies had to flee their homes, getting attacked.
        I am not having a go at all, but I think sometimes true/tradition patriotism can make us all blind to the reality especially these days with Information overload MSM, MSSM, MS Internet, etc, etc to be honest, I doubt that there are any Western Nations’ “opposition” Parties that are not overun with Thatcher/Reagan’s flavour of Globalist Neoliberalism.

    1. Two Cheeks
      How do you know, the Cowboys have lost the data
      How are the Class Actions progressing
      Keep telling you we could just wait and buy the party out of receivership for a bin lid

      1. Doug – Oh dear yet another weak comment propped up by playground taunts.

      2. Doug – Who are you desperately trying to impress, yourself?

      3. The UK Labour Party is DEAD. BUT! The UK Labour Movement belongs to The PEOPLE, it can be rehomed ANYWHERE, Parasite Free.
        1 MP or 650 MPs it is ours not The Parasite Globalist Neo-Labour Party TORIES’!

      4. nellyskelly – Given that you don’t have one MP yet a few of your candidates managing to hang onto their deposits may be a more realistic goal.

      5. As I said be it 1 MP or 650 MPs, just as long as we vote out every Parasite Thatcherite Globalist Neoliberal Neo-Labour Party TORY and hopefully any other Thatcherite Globalist Neoliberal TORY. You like me will have to wait and see, it won’t be long to wait.

      6. nellyskelly – …and presuming you actually have a plan A what is your plan B when you don’t gain a single seat.

      7. I doubt that very much, and I am sure if you had an ounce of honesty and realism about you, you would agree, wholeheartedly, but you don’t so you can’t.
        If we don’t we carry on, until we do.

      8. nellyskelly – The evidence to date indicates otherwise.

      9. nellyskelly – No their repeated failure at the ballot box, where they have consistently lost their deposits. Is that conclusive enough for you?

      10. nellyskelly – The question is how many people are going to continue to suffer whilst you get your act together. At the moment all you are offering is a load of ineffectual empty rhetoric. You and your small ilk are actually worse than useless.

      11. Far less than if they prolonged their suffering and voted for the Parasite that Killed and Devoured the UK Labour Party, The Nasty TORIES, The Thatcherite Neoliberal Neo-Labour Party TORIES!
        We’ll have to wait and see.
        Your rhetoric is greatly appreciated, it shows you and your ilk exactly for what you are, just like your Faux Policies, Pretence with Intent.

        PS. I did say all along that it will take 2/3 decades of suffering, the loss of everything that the UK Labour Party campaigned for 2017 and 2019, if people did not wake up. Apparently people didn’t and we lost, The Neo-Labour Party TORIES may have won GE17/GE19 and they may win the next GE, which would not entirely displease me, because BlueSteveH what do you think is going to happen when the already desperate people wake up to realise they have just voted in another, but far worse TORY Party, they have just prolonged their suffering, they have just lost the NHS, Social Security, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Information, etc, etc, etc, etc?
        No, I would not mind one bit, but that does not mean that I won’t continue to warn, campaign, irritate, frustrate, etc against The Parasite Party, The Neo-Labour Party TORIES. How could Inot, it would be a crime against morality, not to.

  7. Concerning Sam Tarry’s appearance on ITV’s
    GMB this morning – well Starmer’s statement on why
    Labour MPs should not picket was so ludicrously illogical
    and confusing it would be difficult to say anything ..

    It was something like “If we want to be in govt then we
    have to behave as a govt would behave. A govt would
    not picket. Therefore we must not picket ..”

    I was going to attempt to disambiguate Starmer’s
    statement but I don’t think it worth while..** Tarry
    did attempt to – bless him – by saying “If Starmer
    was in power this would not happen ” ***

    ** which boils down (I think?) to “Modus Ponens”
    which you will have to look up – but the point is they
    are NOT in govt.

    *** I wouldn’t count on that mate ..

  8. Sorry to blether on about Modus Ponens in
    my previous post – for the answer is so
    simple its silly!

    The answer to:
    “If we want to be in govt then we
    have to behave as a govt would behave.”

    is :
    “On the contrary we are in the opposition –
    and the behaviour of the opposition in the face
    of an unfair policy is to OPPOSE”.

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