Bradford points the way – George Galloway

Like many other northern and inner cities, Labour has treated Bradford as a rotten borough.

And the rottenness of the local political machines stinks. It is a combination of the old Labour right-wing methods of stitch-ups and corruption of the kind that T Dan Smith made infamous in the north-east of England with a cynical manipulation of clan and village bonds among many communities that hail from the Asian subcontinent. That was blown apart last week.

It will be challenged further on May 3 when Respect stands in the council elections and also campaigns hard for a directly elected mayor who will be accountable to the people as a whole, not to wheeler-dealing in smoke-filled rooms.

via Bradford points the way / Features / Home – Morning Star.

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About Karl Dallas

Former BBC and IRN presenter, presenter of jazz, classical, movie and talk shows on Bradford Community Broadcasting, editor and presenter of VideoCaroline, "the best TV over the Seven Seas".
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