It’s you, Conservative government. Please stop.

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It’s you, Conservative government.  Please stop. By julijuxtaposed – first posted 7.10.15 Please, Conservative Government, stop putting Britain’s people down.  It is fatuous, unpatriotic and downright rude.  You are our government; our leaders and representatives.  You are privileged to hold … Continue reading

Can we sue the Government?

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First posted 23.06.14 by Julijuxtaposed   Can we sue our government?  I don’t know how feasible this is.  There is no research in this post.  This is because, not only am I no expert – not on anything actually (though … Continue reading

Labour is hard work

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Labour is hard work First posted on May 21, 2013 by julijuxtaposed   In 2010 I became sick of always being cynical and decided to opt for healthy scepticism to coincide with the formation of a Coalition Government. It was a new day: … Continue reading

How much longer?

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How much longer? First posted on May 16, 2013 By Julijuxtaposed   I look to the mainstream media for some honest reporting and perspective – Ha! I look to the Opposition for some counter-arguments, some persuasive alternatives – Ha! And I look … Continue reading

Welfare Reform Scapegoats

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First posted on February 2, 2013 Welfare Reform Scapegoats by julijuxtaposed So, there’s not nearly enough work for the employable population and by this, I mean those of working age who are fit, healthy, underemployed or unemployed but available. We have the … Continue reading

Is it really better to lift people out of paying tax?

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Lifted out of Participation by @julijuxtaposed First posted on December 13, 2012   I’m no economist so I’m keeping this excursion simple. Is it really better to lift people out of paying tax?  It sounds like a desirable policy goal on the … Continue reading

Big finance and the great sell-off of ‘our’ natural assets.

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Last year, Zygmunt Bauman, the Polish Sociologist, wrote of Capitalism:  “In the face of financial crisis, any hope that the parasite will die when it runs out of food is in vain…. I suspect that one of capitalism’s crucial assets … Continue reading