Affiliated trade unions on the party’s left were incensed by the news that this man was Starmer’s pick. The Fire Brigades Union general secretary Matt Wrack warned colleagues against Evans, describing him as a “factional figure” and “likely to be extremely divisive”. Since his appointment, one local party representative on the NEC has tweeted that Starmer and Angela Rayner, Labour’s deputy leader, have “shown their pledge to end factionalism to be a sham”, while other furious reactions have been offered as anonymous comments. “If Evans now takes us back to the toxic culture in HQ, purges of leftwing members and stitch-ups of selections exposed in the leaked report, his appointment will be the worst mistake of Keir’s leadership,” one said. … [Read more...] about With an ally in control of the party machine, Keir Starmer’s victory is complete
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The coordinated move by western powers to boost the opposition challenger Juan Guaidó came as the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, addressed the United Nations security council in New York and not only said that it was now time for countries to “pick a side” on Venezuela after Washington recognised Guaidó as the nation’s head of state but also urged countries to disconnect financially from Maduro’s government. … [Read more...] about US asks world to ‘pick a side’ on Venezuela as UK calls for fair elections
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The images of the day tell an extraordinary story: the utterly desolate prime minister, with his head in his hands, while issuing a half apology – then beaming like a man possessed after spending 45 minutes in private with Gillian Duffy. There is no doubt that the first picture reflects Brown's inner feelings. … [Read more...] about Gordon Brown’s gaffe is nothing short of a disaster
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