A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Monday, May 23, 2011


My Labourlist column this week looks at Ed Miliband's speech to Saturday's Progress conference:



Anonymous Anonymous said...

"and their weakness on crime and defence (thanks to the SDSR cuts) which historically have been strong suits for the Tories"

This is very regrettable because much 'defence' spending is not about defence at all. Labour should support a programme of conversion so that the skills of workers in the military sector could be used to build things that benefit humanity rather than threaten it.

P.S. I see that Geoff Hoon is the latest to go through the 'revolving door' that leads from the MOD to the arms manufacturers.

4:37 pm, May 23, 2011

Anonymous Anonymous said...

with regards to internal warfare it won't happen as long as you keep your ice pick sharp and close to hand.

2:50 pm, May 24, 2011

Anonymous Harry Barnes said...

See - http://threescoreyearsandten.blogspot.com/2011/05/clause-4-moment.html

4:18 pm, May 24, 2011


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