Voter Forgiveness

For every fickle citizen who seems to have a shorter memory than a 'Masterchef' judge, there is somebody else who has a memory like an elephant.The media barons tell politicians their skilled fake news cycles and puff pastry issues can obscure the truth, bury history and make big important things – like giving the green … Continue reading Voter Forgiveness

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Why Can’t Labour MPs be Seen on Picket Lines?

Following the recent sacking of a Labour MP, Sam Tarry for attending an organised strike, another opposition MP, John McDonnell asks in a piece for the Guardian today (here) , what has happened that the Labour party can no longer be seen to stand up support labour. “New Labour” is the answer that springs cynically … Continue reading Why Can’t Labour MPs be Seen on Picket Lines?

Violence on television – A debate for the 21st century

Shocked by the adult content on TV? More shocked by stuff on Netflix and Prime? Are we finally enjoying the results of a censored medium finally be allowed to express itself? Two friends discuss: Did you see Strictly on Saturday? No I don’t watch it. Fair enough. Eastenders seems to be getting better though. And … Continue reading Violence on television – A debate for the 21st century

In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.

Today's story is about Sandra and Alex, a working couple in debt because of their  brief reliance on Universal Credit... It's time for a look at the UK Government’s new benefit system and its effect on full-time workers. For those that don’t know, Universal Credit is the UK Government’s grand plan to roll a whole … Continue reading In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.