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Actions, not words

Actions, not words

Posted by Mike on 28 March 2018

This article was originally written for LabourList and was also published on JLM’S Jewish Vanguard journal. On Monday night – with barely more than 24 hours notice – a vibrant cross-section of this country’s Jewish community stood together in Parliament Square,...

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Red letter days

Red letter days

Posted by Mike on 20 March 2018

As the local elections approach; it becomes clearer than ever how much people in Barnet need a Labour council. The latest bout of Tory infighting has seen three of their most long-standing councillors deselected, for being insufficiently right-wing or pro-Brexit...

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Vote of thanks

Vote of thanks

Posted by Mike on 7 July 2017

Sometimes us political campaigners aren’t as good as we should be at saying thanks to everyone who voted for us, indeed everyone who engaged in the election campaign by voting full stop. So I was glad to join with my fellow Barnet Labour candidates a Jeremy...

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Jews and Labour: what next?

Jews and Labour: what next?

Posted by Mike on 3 July 2017

This post was originally commissioned by, and written for, Labour Vision So, credit where credit is due. Without doubt, the biggest impact of the general election was made by Jeremy Corbyn. His calmness under fire; his ability to inspire voters – especially young...

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Standing up for Hendon

Standing up for Hendon

Posted by Mike on 3 May 2017

I’m proud and honoured to have been selected to stand for Labour in Hendon at the general election on 8 June. Below is the press release that Hendon Labour issued on my selection. I won’t be tending this blog for the duration of the campaign; please visit...

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This cannot stand.

This cannot stand.

Posted by Mike on 6 April 2017

This post first appeared in the New Statesman  I can remember where I was last year when I first heard that Ken Livingstone had taken to the airwaves to say Hitler supported Zionism.  As a London Assembly candidate, I had just finished a morning’s...

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