Corbyn Coup Saga Threatens War With Party Members

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

The fundamental problem with this attempted coup on Corbyn is that at its core is an inescapable reality that the entire fiasco is nothing short of a declaration of war on the party’s grass-root members. Corbyn received a mandate with such overwhelming support that the move to remove him can only serve as a testament to just how out of touch the current crop of Labour MPs are with their party base.

#Leave Renege on Key Promises. So What did Brexit-ers Vote For?

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

So now that the Leave campaign has won the day, closer scrutiny is now taking place of the promises made that resulted in this extraordinary result. However, remarkably, the Vote Leave leaders are swiftly reneging on these key promises that formed the foundation of the entire campaign. So what did, and what have, Brexit-ers voted for? NHS Within hours of the final result, Nigel …

When is the Opposition going to challenge the Prime Minister on racism within his own party?

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

With recent pressure mounting on the government over junior doctor contracts and the fight back against the ‘academisation’ of UK schools, a red herring was just what they needed to gain some breathing space, and the anti-Semitism row within the labour party seems to have provided just that. There is an air of irony about all of this when you …

I am a British Muslim. Here is what I really think.

Sami Hamdi Middle East/North Africa

Let me begin by describing my upbringing. I was born in Middlesex Hospital in the United Kingdom, began attending my local nursery from 6 months old (a non-Muslim nursery, mind you), then onto a state primary school, high school, sixth form and finally onto a University of London branch. Until very recently, I held one nationality and one nationality only; …