A Country in Crisis and a Government of Shame

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What a mess and a laughing stock our country has become. It’s tragic. We have to find a way out of this and stop the childish fighting. Now the country is divided in blame like two rival supporters of a … Continue reading

A fairer society means breaking the big business stranglehold on politics

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Labour’s challenge to fight inequalities and rebuild democracy rests on addressing Britain’s ‘finance curse’ If the next Labour leader wants a fairer society, they must break the big business stranglehold on politics. by Nick Dearden Re-posted from openDemocracy 10.09.15 In … Continue reading

Sickening hypocrisy exposed by the death of a child..

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“We’ll Drop Bombs On You To Help You, But We Won’t Give You An Escape Route” by Martin Odoni   First posted 3rd September 2015 There are numerous aspects of the varied British reactions to the Syrian Refugee Crisis deserving of … Continue reading

I, I, Me, Me, Mine . Is there Another Way?

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I, I, Me, Me, Mine? Is there Another Way? THE BEATLES LYRICS “I Me Mine” All through the day, I me mine I me mine, I me mine All through the night, I me mine I me mine, I me … Continue reading

Hand in Hand

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Hand in Hand When I was growing up my Mom often spoke of the memories of her mother’s face and tears following the announcement of WW2. Nan remembered WW1 and all it meant. My unhappiness, and tearful face in 1992 … Continue reading

Nelson Mandela on Globalisation

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In the light of the secret negotiations which are taking place to create a TransPacific Partnership (TPP) and the TransAtlantic Free Trade Agreement (US-EU FTA, TAFTA), it is salutary to read Nelson Mandela’s assessment of globalisation, both as it has … Continue reading