Is Time up for “The Big Lie”?

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Is Time up for ‘The Big Lie’? Jim Grundy The ‘Big Lie’ theory is best summed up by the well-known phrase that if you’re going to tell a lie, tell a big one, repeat it often enough and you’ll be … Continue reading

Magical Thinking

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Magical Thinking By Roy Mayall One of my neighbours came over to say hello the day the Royal Mail was privatised. ‘I expect you’re looking forward to getting your hands on all that money you’ve just made,’ he said. The … Continue reading

‘The World is a Business’

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@George Osborne was only 5y old when the film ‘Network’ (1976) was released but he evidently subscribes to its philosophy of ‘The world is a business’. There is no democracy. There is only IBM and ITT and A T & … Continue reading

Privatisation of Royal Mail – So what was the “Estate Agent” doing?

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aPrivatisation of the Royal Mail By C J Stone, previously published here As I’m sure you are all aware by now, the Royal Mail was privatised on Friday. It was sold for £3.3 billion. Within a day the share price had risen by … Continue reading

I thought I was a shareholder in Britain but …

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I thought I was a shareholder in Britain   From Julijuxtaposed  The funding, running and  maintaining of our essential services has become such a complete and utter farce that, like a growing number of people, I despair at and hold … Continue reading