The Top Secret Trade Deal You Need to Know About

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It is fair to say that the information, leaked about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and discussed in the video clip below, mirrors the terms, which are currently being negotiated in secret, for the EU-US Free Trade Agreement (also known as TAFTA … Continue reading

Why the deficit myth is a useful deception

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Why the deficit myth is a useful deception It is often difficult to understand the economic-speak into which so many expert-explanations seem to lapse.  I imagine that I am not alone so I will share a version of the explanations that … Continue reading

Government Reviewer Opposed ESA Rollout

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Government Reviewer Opposed ESA Rollout By Sue Marsh, also published here In 2008, Labour introduced a new out of work sickness benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, to replace the old Incapacity Benefit. The new system of application and assessments was … Continue reading

Education: What if..?

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Education: What if..? First posted on December 8, 2013 by julijuxtaposed What if we were to agree that all humans have value that lies way beyond their financial capacity and academic intellect?  That it is obscene to reduce people to nothing more than … Continue reading

The Pathology of the Rich

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The Pathology of the Rich – Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt1  TheRealNews Published on Dec 5, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, … Continue reading

If I were Chancellor …. My Health of the Nation Autumn Statement (part 1)

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If I were Chancellor…Part 1 of my Autumn Statement First posted 5.12.2013 by tantalusredux at Stuck Between the Democratic Deficit and the Abuse of Power INTRODUCTION Over the past several decades, successive Budgets and Statements have become a rather monotonous charade in which a … Continue reading

EU-US FTA, TAFTA, TTIP – whatever its name , it means bad news for 99%

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TAFTA & TPP…Corporate Power Tools of the 1% Lori Wallach, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, joins Thom Hartmann in exposing the secret negotiations which are taking place without democratic oversight.  Basically any legislation on either side of the Atlantic which … Continue reading