Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pankaj Mishra on the Khan victory, a comment by Political Observer

As compelling as I found Mr. Mishra’s essay to be, in his celebratory mood, he has missed some  very important points about Mayor Khan’s victory: Khan has very pointedly, in this essay at the Guardian,  pronounced himself as New Labour, … Continue reading

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Luce interviews Petraeus, a comment by Premature AntiFascist

‘“Ungoverned spaces in the Islamic world will be exploited by people who wish us ill, they will not be contained,” he says. “Syria is a veritable political Chernobyl — tsunamis of refugees, contributing to extremist activity even in our own … Continue reading

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The Financial Times on Sadiq Khan, a comment by Political Reporter

The Financial Times has found its candidate for mayor of London, or at least someone who responds to their current manufactured political hysterics . Mr. Sadiq Khan has demonstrated that he can play the political game, like an obedient New … Continue reading

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Janan Ganesh’s London Spleen, a comment by Political Observer

Dub Mr. Ganesh’s commentaries London Spleen, after Baudelaire‘s posthumously published masterpiece. Mr. Ganesh’s essays are alive with Tory contempt and bile for everyone, who is not a believer in the natural ascendancy of the Tories, and of course the New Labour … Continue reading

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Edward Luce misses two things: America First & Containment, a comment by Political Reporter

There is much to agree with in Mr. Luce’s essay, much that resonates with many Americans. Mr. Trump manages, in his long winded way, to highlight American discontent with its global role as the singular world power, now being supplanted … Continue reading

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@prospect_uk @johnmcternan

Cut off the head, Corbyn, the posited enabler of Antisemites, so that New Labour’s sycophants, i.e. Blair clones of Thatcherites, can regain control of the Party. Take your cue from Strauss, and his political ally/confederate Carl Schmitt: sow the seeds … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times : Antisemitism & Jeremy Corbyn, the manufactured crisis

At The Financial Times Robert Shrimsley opines on April 28, 2016: How Jeremy Corbyn turned me into a political Jew. It is simply impossible to vote for a Labour party that does not appear to like us. http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/5e642d92-0c57-11e6-9456-444ab5211a2f.html#axzz47LrFIllT A Financial Times … Continue reading

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