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Thought for today 10.05.20

WHAT WILL our “new normal” look like? To inform our debate, our “thoughts” this month will feature quotes from iconoclasts who want to see freedom, equality and justice for the many. Here’s one of the most famous iconoclasts in the ...

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Thought for today 09.05.20

WHAT WILL our “new normal” look like? To inform our debate, our “thoughts” this month will feature quotes from iconoclasts who want to see freedom, equality and justice for the many. Here’s a basic statement of case from East London ...

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Thought for today 08.05.20

WHAT WILL our “new normal” look like? To inform our debate, our “thoughts” this month will feature quotes from iconoclasts who want to see freedom, equality and justice for the many. Speaking over 50 years ago, Martin Luther King recommended ...

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Thought for today 07.05.20

WHAT WILL our “new normal” look like? To inform our debate, our “thoughts” this month will feature quotes from iconoclasts who want to see freedom, equality and justice for the many. Six weeks of listening to Boris Johnson and his ...

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Thought for today 06.05.20

WHAT WILL our “new normal” look like? To inform our debate, our “thoughts” this month will feature quotes from iconoclasts who want to see freedom, equality and justice for the many. Here is an extract from a BBC Question Time ...

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Thought for today 05.05.20

IT IS 26 YEARS since Labour ended eight years of Liberal Democrat rule in Tower Hamlets – gaining 43 seats and leaving the opposition with just seven. Three of the seats were particularly welcome: those in the Millwall ward of ...

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Thought for today 04.05.20

THE LABOUR PARTY did not release a statement from current Leader Keir Starmer to mark International Workers Day on May Day. We only have the May Day statement from Jeremy Corbyn to enjoy (see yesterday’s “Thought”). However, Starmer did manage ...

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Thought for today 03.05.20

This is a May Day message from Jeremy Corbyn MP. May Day is a traditional festival, a festival of Spring, a festival of communities coming together – and it goes back centuries. It’s also a labour movement tradition – solidarity ...

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Thought for today 02.05.20

WAS THIS a measured judgement, or wishful thinking? Very few people would come forward wanting to be a slave – but how many people have the courage to be a consistent rebel? “I would rather be a rebel than a ...

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Thought for today 01.05.20

WHAT BETTER way to mark International Workers Day than with a quote from the late, great Tony Benn? It’s often repeated – but so well worth learning and applying to most political situations. “If one meets a powerful person – ...

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