I totally agree with Jan Cawser’s comments in reflecting how post-war socialism transformed the lives in peacetime of many people, who are now aged 65 and over. Many of us, and I am one, came from working class families with … Continue reading →
ANONYMOUSLY POSTED ON BEHALF OF A SWINDON RESIDENT: My wife and I voted for the Conservatives in the past. You could call us ‘floating voters’ as we never had any strong affiliation towards any party. We voted for David Cameron … Continue reading →
Madness take a barbed swipe at Boris Johnson. They have released their first new song in three years and you can hear it here: The pioneering ska band’s snap release is a “barbed swipe at the charlatans, rotters and … Continue reading →
Michael Rosen shares this piece on antisemitism. 1. I’ve met people who think that there are no Jews left in the Labour Party. 2. I’ve met people who think that the Chief Rabbi is in some way or another in … Continue reading →
Labour have today lauched their ‘Manifesto for Nature’ . You can download a copy here; Labour leader to set out party’s ‘Plan for Nature’ By Richard Vaughan Ten new national parks will be created in areas such as the Malvern … Continue reading →
Are Hedge Funds driving Boris Johnson’s Brexit Plans?
The backers of Johnson’s leadership campaign were dominated by hedge funds. To what extent is he swayed by their interests? During the election campaign, Johnson has inarticulately mumbled the phrase,”Get Brexit done!’, with little confidence. The Conservative manifesto contains little of substance, and much has been discredited. His real agenda is quite secret. What is going on?
While the bankers are making massive wealth in the UK, not seen since Victorian times, the Dickensian levels of poverty reflect those times too. These are both outcomes of an unbridled capitalist system. The first outcome causes the other. That … Continue reading →