The Labour Party, despite its Unionist, working class roots, had been infiltrated by middle class men who brought their own particular brand of capitalist-friendly, bourgeois leftism to bear on the party’s direction.
The US film-maker Oliver Stone has produced a ‘true’ history of the United States (that can be viewed on YouTube), within which he traces how
As matters stand, this currently includes any criticism of Tony Blair, criticism of the Iraq and Afghan Wars, and criticism of any policy (or lack of) associated with ‘New’ Labour. Another area to watch-out for, is anyone who is a Member of the Communist Party whilst joining the Labour Party – as under Labour Party Rules, the Communist Party (and its Members) remain a ‘proscribed’.
Later, extraordinary young men would come forward to lead the British working class such as Wal Hannington – who was charged under the 1797 Incitement of Mutiny Act in 1925 and imprisoned for a year – for daring to tell the British establishment that working class people were starving and needed help from a fairer society.
This extraordinary man became first the Communist MP in the British Parliament by default – crossing the floor from the Liberals to represent the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) in 1920.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels founded the First International Workingmen’s Association in the UK that lasted from 1864-1876. Marx eventually dissolved this movement because he