Mourning for the NHS and “The Sell Off” movie.

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Mourning for Our NHS The NHS is  a beacon of achievement brought in by Aneurin Bevan in 1948, and the nation is rightly proud of it. Both recent Conservative and Labour governments have been complicit with efforts to move aspects … Continue reading

What the Labour establishment didn’t really want us to know

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First and foremost… what an unmitigated mess they’re making of the leadership contest… the LP elite have certainly shown us their ‘petticoats’. Significantly, the proverbial tide has gone out, revealing their implicit attitudes and assumptions … and amazingly, we’ve seen … Continue reading

Why is the Tory Government Hammering Green Industry?

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GREEN TORIES? IS THERE SUCH A PHENOMENON? Why is this government so intent in trying to destroy the planet? There is no logical reason for their energy policies.  While they are heavily subsidising fracking against scientific advice, they have made … Continue reading

Labour’s Panicky Establishment is Referencing the Wrong Period in History : Ann Pettifor

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By Ann Pettifor @annpettifor  referencing-the-wrong-period-in-history Previously published on Prime Economics Blog Governor of the bank of England Montagu Norman with Labour Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald “This young country will be proud of its identity and its place in the world, … Continue reading

We need a Reformation in Economics – The salutary story of Semmelweiss

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First posted on Think Left as ‘Like heterodox economists, Semmelweis was ignored…’ 29th April 2013   In 1844, Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis graduated as a doctor, and was appointed assistant at the obstetric clinic in Vienna.  At the time, the great scourge … Continue reading

Workers Rights Attacked. “Unity is our Watchword!” : Jeremy Corbyn

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Protecting the Workers Trade Unions. They are part of the Labour movement, and we have so much to thank them for. They gave us the weekend, the eight-hour day, and the paid holiday. Now they need our help. Yet again, … Continue reading