It does raise important and worrying questions about entryism
into this election process.
HERE'S a topical tale about political entryism
or infiltration that I promise won't hereafter mention Jeremy Corbyn or any other feature of the Labour leadership election.
The Labour MP said: "Having seen the list in relation to Rochdale and hearing the horror stories from around the country in terms of entryism
within the party, I do think we're moving to a position where the election probably isn't tenable.
It was people like them who in the 1980s chased out Labour's left, accusing them of entryism
, but the Blairites are the entryists.
Miliband's weird plan to open up the Labour Party with a new and much cheaper EeAu3 (Dh17) membership-drive has allowed blatant entryism
from far left groups like the Trotskyist Militant who would love to use the leadership election to vote in Corbyn and wreck Labour by splitting the party in revenge for Neil Kinnock's determined work in driving them out in the 1980s and 1990s.
was of different kinds, although the original Trotskyist conception tended to accent shorter time frames and the need to uphold some measure of revolutionary organizational independence within the party that had been joined.
However, this may change if I feel it is in the Labour Party's best interests to stop entryism
by calling a by-election.
Trotskyists of various kinds became the dominant left tendency outside the Labour Party, and some Trotskyist factions pursued entryism
Anyone familiar with Dowson and his commitment to orthodox Trotskyism, coloured by a fixation on NDP entryism
, can appreciate how far from the mark it is to see Dowson as either some kind of equivalent to Shachtman or congenial to the New Left, encouraging its political sensibilities.
Under these circumstances, it seems illusory to contain the entryism
of the Taliban or other influence groups and to prevent opportunist elements to take advantage of the situation.
In other words, there is some evidence that members of the middle class are displacing members of the working class from such jobs, including, as Hofman and Steijn (2003) observed, "student entryism
Perhaps my friend's gait wasn't due to his fear, but to a more complicated passion, which I learned to know in Rome and which was taken more as a political tactic than as an anthropological dimension: entryism