Pensions: Thatcher’s vision is coming to fruition

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Society is indeed a contract. It is a partnership…. not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born”  Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France 1790 Pensions: Thatcher’s … Continue reading

Cameron’s ‘Predator State’ vs Junior Doctors

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RK on social media wrote (with a little editing): An item on the news, said that teacher assistants were increasingly being used to teach full classes, some up to 30+ hours. PCSO staff are taking over much more of the … Continue reading

Margaret Thatcher’s Biscuit Tin – and Austerity

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Margaret Thatcher’s Biscuit Tin and the Austerity Scare From Pam Field and Syzygysue The Austerity Scare is the greatest myth, by which the rich have deprived others of their basic needs of survival (Maslow), by some argument that those are unaffordable. … Continue reading

First Thoughts on the EU elections

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By Prue Plumridge The UKIP campaigned on an anti-europe ticket. My question is: If they are anti-europe why have they not declared their position on the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership currently being negotiated behind closed doors? They have been surprisingly … Continue reading

Boris Johnson and ‘Survival of the Fittest’

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The Manners and Morals of High Capitalism The only two things that were actually surprising about Boris Johnson’s Centre of Policy Research speech were: i)  That anyone should think that Boris’ avowal of 19th Century Social Darwinism is   surprising … Continue reading

Coalition helps Foreign Companies’ Great Rip-Off

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Tory Led Coalition Helps Foreign Companies to Rip Us Off! By Gracie Samuels @GracieSamuels If Thames Water get their way and Ofwat agree as from 2014 millions of households will have an £29 surcharge added to their water bills. This will … Continue reading

Imagine all the People – and an Alternative World

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How can we challenge the myths of Margaret Thatcher’s “There is No Alternative”? We need to awaken from an inhibiting stifling slumber, like a coma, when belief in a world of fairness in justice seems as unattainable as ascending Mount Everest on roller … Continue reading