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

A brief history of social security and the reintroduction of eugenics by stealth

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A brief history of social security and the reintroduction of eugenics by stealth From KittySJones, previously published here Introduction Our welfare state arose as a social security safety net – founded on an assurance that as a civilised and democratic society … 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

The Unnatural Death of Affordable Housing

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The Unnatural Death of Affordable Housing? By Jim Grundy Many years ago one Tory councillor said to me that it was about time that there was a political debate about whether the market should be left to meet all housing … Continue reading

What Labour and Tories Achieved in Government.

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WHAT LABOUR ACHIEVED WHEN IN GOVERNMENT By Sue Jones 1. Longest period of sustained low inflation since the 60s. 2. Low mortgage rates. 3. Introduced the National Minimum Wage and raised it to £5.52. 4. Over 14,000 more police in … Continue reading