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Hungry Britain

A little dated but there’s no reason to suspect any improvement. No tax avoidance here.

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A Full Spectrum Assault on Democracy

George Monbiot and Russell Brand discuss TTIP on the trews.

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Lib-Dems abandon Liberalism and confirm that they are Tory scum

The night the Lib Dems gave up their last remaining principles [L]ast night the party sold out whatever remaining principles it had after four years in office. There can be no excuse for what it did yesterday evening. It was … Continue reading

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DRAFT: I’m just starting to get a grasp on this ISIS BS – and strangely enough it’s about oil

I’m just starting to get a grasp of this ISIS BS. I wonder if any newspapers will be publishing this story with me tomorrow. Kurdistan has control over its natural resources according to the constitution of the federal Iraq. Kurdistan … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis

Commentary and analysis of recent UK political events … Good to see that blind old cnut David ‘airy-fairy civil liberties’ Blunkett announces his resignation at the next general election. Not a moment to soon, eh? The Liberal-Demonrats are out for … Continue reading

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UK politics

A few recent UK (& other) politics articles The myth of welfare tourism: European body find UK benefits ‘manifestly inadequate’ Egypt: the coup the world forgot | Arab uprisings | Middle East | spiked War crimes in Syria: a new … Continue reading

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UK politics review – the lurch towards Fascism

UK political events combine into a lurch towards Fascism. The gagging law is passed. Called the Transparency of Lobbying Bill, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act it has nothing to do with transparency of lobbying and everything to do … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Merry Christmas. The New Statesman reports on Britain’s new Victorianism whereby the filthy rich get filthier rich and that the poor get poorer. Just in case you haven’t realised, we are most definitely not all in this together. We are … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Why did Jack Straw try to make it illegal for children at childrens’ homes to speak out about abuse? Was Jack Straw influenced by the fact that some of his friends and fellow politicians were paedophiles? Was this a desperate … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Today’s politics news … Hinkley Point Nuclear Deal With EDF Faces Probe An inquiry has been launched into whether a £16bn government deal with French energy giant EDF to build a nuclear plant in the UK meets EU rules. Britain … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

The big story today is the current UK coalition government’s attempts to hide the UK’s part in torture and rendition under the Tony Blair government. Despite repeated denials by liar Jack Straw at the time, evidence has surfaced that Tony … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

That Conservative, illiberal Nick Clegg is keen to do the Tories’ work Clegg leaves the door open to further welfare cuts George Osborne has made it clear that he plans to introduce “billions” more in welfare cuts if the Tories … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

The government is trying to pass a clause in the Care bill today that will allow hospitals to be closed much easier without public consultation. Hospital closure clause battle heats up today Stormy scenes are likely in parliament today as … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

Mandela’s funeral dominates the news today. Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected the advice of his advisor Nadhim Zahawi that child benefit is only paid for the first two children. Why mention it then? Pope says that he is not … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

Number of homeless in England has risen for 3 years in a row, report says Homelessness has increased for three consecutive years, partly because of housing shortages and cuts to benefits, with an estimated 185,000 people a year now affected … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent political events

There’s a special edition of BBC Question Time tonight from Johannesburg, South Africa. I hope that somebody will discuss the real legacy of Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress: that South Africa is still an Apartheid state. The clearest … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts

Commentary and analysis of recent UK political events   Charities criticise David Cameron for repeated misleading statements about the bedroom tax. Charities Turn ‘Bedroom Tax’ Attack On PM Charities have accused the Prime Minister of giving “inaccurate” statements and raising … Continue reading

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Comment and analysis of recent UK politics events. Major Tory party donor chosen as chair of government nature watchdog Like it says but apparently totally coincidental that an investment banker is appointed head of wildlife and nature watchdog, Natural England. … Continue reading

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Yet more internet censorship from Cameron and the LibDems

David Cameron and UK’s ConDem coalition government return to the issue of web censorship with an announcement that the UK government is to order ISPs to censor ‘extremist’ websites. The crime and security minister, James Brokenshire, said on Wednesday that … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics news. I found Cameron’s joke quite amusing: “It’s fair to say he’s no longer a follower of Marx, he’s loving Engels instead.”   Vince Cable defends Royal Mail valuation as profit almost doubles … Continue reading

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