Author Archives: Chris Jury

About Chris Jury

I Am Not A Number is written by Chris Jury. For 30 years Chris Jury was a TV actor, director and writer best known for playing Eric Catchpole in over 60 episodes of the BBC’s antique classic, Lovejoy, and for directing over 50 episodes of Eastenders.

The civil war in the LP was NEVER about antisemitism.

The civil war in the LP was NEVER about antisemitism. It was and is about the threat a Corbyn led LP represents to the careers of the cynical, unscrupulous, unprincipled, centrist liberal, professional politicians who infiltrated and misappropriated the resources … Continue reading

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English patriotism and the left – a political conundrum

This is a tough one and potentially controversial and I’m still trying to work out if I really think what I really really think I think about this. A very noticeable shift in rhetoric of Starmer’s LP is towards an … Continue reading

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The new Reclaim Party and the ‘culture wars’ – the incoherence of our two party system and the failure of liberalism

The execrable Toby Young is giving Laurence Fox his full support for the toff-actor’s new political party Reclaim. With Andrew Neil setting up the UK’s own Fox News called GB News, the UK is lurching further and further to the … Continue reading

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An alternative to the Labour Party?

I’m afraid the last five years have confirmed my previously held suspicion that in terms of challenging neoliberalism, the Labour Party is part of the problem rather than the solution. I am now convinced that for the left social democratic … Continue reading

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Left, Right and Centre? Who the f**k is who?

Saw this on Facebook today and read the comments underneath and it made me realise that in the UK we cannot even agree about definitions anymore, let alone strategy, tactics, policy or even our common aims and objectives! The argument … Continue reading

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What is to be gained by democratic socialists staying in the LP?

In the light of the end of the Corbyn era in the Labour Party, some on the left say that left social democrats and democratic socialists (as opposed to the revolutionary socialists) MUST stay in the LP and continue to … Continue reading

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