“People’s Momentum” Promotes “Our Values” With Million Pound Flat

Readers will remember how last month Jeremy Corbyn’s official campaign group rebranded to become the “People’s Momentum”, a red guard run by hard-left activist Jon Lansman. It vowed to “put our values, the people’s values, back into politics. To do this, we need to keep up the momentum we have built over the last four months”. John McDonnell said he wanted the group to“transform our democracy and our way of doing politics. We are part of this wider social movement, running an economy in the interests of all”. Oh really?

Typical properties in the Shad Thames development to which Momentum is registered

Strange, then, that the “People’s Momentum” company address is registered to a million pound luxury riverside apartment in Shad Thames, one of central London’s most prestigious developments with an onsite concierge and views of Tower Bridge. It’s somewhere you usually find yuppie City traders rather than red flag-waving socialists. Must be what they mean by “the people’s values” and “an economy in the interests of all”…

Another Labour Opponent Linked to Top Corbyn Job

Speculation is swirling in Labour circles that Corbyn is about to appoint New Economics Foundation chief and hardcore ex-Socialist Workers Party member James Meadway as his new economics adviser. This won’t be the last time you hear his name if it becomes official…

Just like Andrew Fisher, Meadway has openly backed non-Labour candidates in a number of elections, writing for the SWP splinter group Counterfire after George Galloway defeated Labour in Bradford West:

“All those who oppose austerity and war should be walking a little taller this morning… The gap between Britain’s corrupt and squalid political class, and those they claim to represent – already large – yawns wider as a result.”

He endorsed Tower Hamlets First (then independent) candidate Rubina Khan, who fought against Labour:

Meadway is an apologist for the disgraced wrong ‘un Lutfur Rahman. The full list of tweets on this is quite something:

And rejoiced when Dougie Alexander lost his seat:

He backed Caroline Lucas over the Labour candidate:

He also says Jim Murphy is “so, so far right”:

And of course supports boycotting Israel:

The fact Meadway was deleting his tweets late last night suggests there may be something in the rumours. Perhaps he too will say it was all a big joke? Lucky Guido has screengrabs.

Given Corbyn has just been embroiled in an almighty mess over Andrew Fisher backing rival candidates – something that is against Labour’s membership rules and he has had to apologise for – surely he will not appoint another adviser who has opposed Labour as recently as this year? Can’t he find any actual Labour supporters who are willing to work for him?

Corbyn Aide Wipes Troll Tweets As Pressure Mounts

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Nutty Corbyn aide Andrew Fisher has deleted his Twitter account after a string of stories about him abusing Labour colleagues online. This morning’s Times says Corbyn has been told to sack Fisher, while Kevin Maguire reports Jezza gave him a dressing down over the negative coverage last week. Amusingly Fisher has been going round vigorously denying he is “over-exposed“, which doesn’t quite add up to guiltily wiping your entire Twitter history. Guido readers can still see his catalogue of trolling tweets, including calling Simon Danczuk “dumbf*ck” and Rachel Reeves a “w*nker”, here

Kaufman: “Jewish Money” Buying Tory Policy

Another particularly nasty quote to add to Gerald Kaufman’s long list of unpleasant comments about Israel and “Jews“. The Labour nut has been caught at a pro-Palestine event claiming “Jewish money, Jewish donations to the Conservative Party” have made them more pro-Israel. Stay classy…

Kaufman then shared with the room a bizarre conspiracy theory about the recent spate of stabbings: “More than half the stabbing claims were definitely fabricated”. Here is the truth of what is happening in Israel at the moment, via Bicom:

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Is he after a promotion into the Jezbollah Shadow Cabinet?

UPDATE: CST, the charity protecting Jews from anti-semitism, tell Guido:

“The language invites antisemitic interpretation about Jews, money and controlling politicians. It is not so distant from what a previous Father of the House, Tam Dalyell said about Tony Blair being “unduly influenced by a cabal of Jewish advisors”. Neither is it the first time Kaufman has said such things in front of Martin Linton MP. In 2010, he accused “right wing Jewish millionaires” of owning half the Conservative Party, whilst at the same meeting Linton spoke of the “long tentacles of Israel”: for which he apologised. Plus ca change.”  

UPDATE II:Board of Deputies of British Jews President Jonathan Arkush has also condemned the remarks by Sir Gerald Kaufman:

“We condemn Sir Gerald’s outrageous comments. We challenge him to travel to Israel immediately to ride around with the emergency services and to see for himself whether it is possible to fabricate knife attacks when victims are lying on the ground with blood pouring from their wounds. We also invite the Labour Party to initiate disciplinary proceedings to investigate his disgraceful words.”

UPDATE III: Gideon Falter, Chairman of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said:

“The globally-recognised EUMC definition of antisemitism clearly states that it is antisemitic to make ‘mendacious, dehumanising, demonising, or stereotypical allegations about…Jews controlling the media, economy, government or other societal institutions.‘ The speech delivered by Sir Gerald Kaufman, as reported by David Collier, is antisemitic and the Labour Party should investigate immediately. Sir Gerald has therefore reportedly delivered a speech in which he alleges that British Jews are colluding to subvert the British government by way of bribes, and that the effect of this conspiracy is to allow Jews in Israel to execute Palestinians with impunity.”

Guido understands that representations have been made to the Opposition Chief Whip…

Milne Threatens Shadow Cabinet Purge

Speaking on Putin propaganda channel Russia Today just two weeks ago, Labour’s new strategy chief warned:

“… There will be some shake-up in the existing Shadow Cabinet – this is a kind of stabilisation Shadow Cabinet… There are a whole lot of progressive people who came in in the May election, young MPs who are fully supportive of Corbyn. The Tories are planning to bring in new boundaries for constituencies around the country and that will mean there will have to be reselections.”

Well he is a former Stalinist…

H/T Times

Corbyn Hires Seumas Milne as Comms Chief

Jeremy Corbyn has sensationally appointed Seumas Milne as his new Director of Strategic Communications. Winchester College and Oxford-educated PPEist Milne, a former Stalinist, is renowned for his roll call of remarkable controversial quotes. Here is a reminder.

Milne wrote glowingly about the “armed resistance” in Iraq against US and British soldiers, and called Iraqis who worked with the US “quislings“. He wrote:

“it has become ever clearer that they are in fact a classic resistance movement with widespread support waging an increasingly successful guerrilla war against the occupying armies. Their tactics are overwhelmingly in line with those of resistance campaigns throughout modern history… The resistance war can of course be cruel, but the innocent deaths it has been responsible for pale next to the toll inflicted by the occupiers. Its political strength lies precisely in the fact that it has no programme except the expulsion of the occupying forces. Jack Straw said this week that the resistance was “opposed to a free Iraq” – but its campaign is in fact Iraq’s real war of liberation.”

Two days after 9/11, wrote: “They can’t see why they are hated… most Americans simply don’t get it…” and accused the US of “unabashed national egotism and arrogance“. He says “they themselves sowed” the seeds of 9/11 and blamed the attacks on “injustices and inequalities“.

A week after the 7/7 bombings, he wrote: “The only surprise was that the attacks were so long coming” and blamed “the bloodbath unleashed by Bush and Blair in Iraq”.

Wrote following the death of Lee Rigby: “Rigby was a British soldier who had taken part in multiple combat operations in Afghanistan. So the attack wasn’t terrorism in the normal sense”.

Kremlin-apologist Milne has said the West shouldn’t “demonise” Putin.

He fawned over Putin as he chaired a panel discussion with the Russian leader.

He despaired at the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Claimed that allegations Assad was about to use chemical weapons were “a breathtaking reprise of the falsehood that paved the way for the invasion of Iraq”.

Wrote glowingly about how Russia had “challenged” the West on Syria, and suggested Assad would not “intensify repression” thanks to Putin.

Downplayed the numbers of people imprisoned by Stalin.

Praised socialist tyrant Hugo Chavez.

When the spokesman needs a spokesman…

Labour Suspend ISIS “Jews” Slur Councillor

Labour have suspended councillor Beinazir Lasharie following Guido’s story in the Sun on Sunday. A Labour spokesman confirms:

“Councillor Lasharie has been suspended pending investigation.”

Read her comments about ISIS and “Jews” here

‘Busy’ Burgon Puts Venezuela Before City

Asked why he hadn’t met anyone from the City, Labour’s Shadow City minister explained: “I’ve got a very busy diary”. So, what has Richard Burgon been up to this week?

He kicked off the week addressing the AGM of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign:

Then gave a talk to a student union:

Then spoke to trade unionists in parliament:

To be fair, perhaps no one in the City wants a farting commie in their boardroom?

Labour MP Raises Money to Get Journalists Fired

Meet Aaron Bastani, a notorious Twitter troll who runs ‘Novara Media’, an eccentric pro-Corbyn website which claims to be “new media for a different politics“. Bastani attacked the journalists who were spat at during Tory conference, and has […]

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Corbyn Condemns Terror Donor But Keeps Cash

Following Guido’s story yesterday that Jeremy Corbyn accepted a £5,000 donation from a man who supports Palestinian terrorism, the Labour leader has condemned Ted Honderich but is refusing to hand back the cash. Corbyn’s spokesman tells the Telegraph:

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Shadow City Minister Doesn’t Know Deficit, Hasn’t Met Anyone From City

Richard Burgon is known to Guido’s readers as the “farting commie“, thanks to his links to the Communist Party of Britain and propensity to suffer from flatulence in the Commons chamber. He is also Labour’s City spokesman, watch […]

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Terror Supporter Donated £5,000 to Corbyn’s Leadership Campaign

Jeremy Corbyn accepted a £5,000 donation from a man who claimed Palestinians have a “moral right” to terrorism. Prof. Ted Honderich, who donated the money to Corbyn’s leadership campaign last month, wrote in a 2011 letter to the […]

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