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Thought for today 13.01.20

This is a time when we need wise words like these. “I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something ...

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Thought for today 12.01.20

A former US president sends a message to the armchair socialists. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we ...

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Thought for today 11.01.20

There are so many men to whom this could be applied… “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet ...

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Thought for today 10.01.20

Of course, there was no real evidence that this analysis was true. Or that her feet were particularly brainy. “I actually think I think better in high heels.” Theresa May MP •Read more about it: Thought for today The Thames ...

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Thought for today 09.01.20

Wonder what Donald Trump would make of this one, then. “Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.” US-born Nancy Astor, the Viscountess Astor, the first woman to ...

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Thought for today 08.01.20

Here’s something for those Labour MPs who have nominated Keir Starmer to think about. “You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever.” Germaine Greer •Read more about it: Thought for today The Thames Today

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Thought for today 07.01.20

Mildred Gordon represented Bow & Poplar (the eastern half of Tower Hamlets) from 1987 to 1997. She was never afraid of speaking up for socialism. “The mark of a civilised society is that it is one in which people can ...

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Thought for today 06.01.20

Here’s some straight talking from a Labour woman MP. “The Prime Minister [Boris Johnson] says nobody in his government wants to reduce rights or standards in this country. Well, this is a remarkable statement, especially when you look at their ...

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Thought for today 05.01.20

Which of the new Labour Leader contenders will repeat this simple Labour value? “The Labour Party will always put people first. Whether that’s building homes, investing to upgrade our economy or championing our public services. These policies represent the Labour ...

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Thought for today 04.01.20

DONALD TRUMP is not the first senior politician to rush to condemn other regimes. Blair lived to regret his rash words and actions. As did the hundreds of thousands who died in the aftermath. “For the moment, let me say ...

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