“PIP” stands for Personal Independence Payment. It is the means by which the government supports disabled people in our community, allowing them to live free and independent lives Continue reading IS PIP a Money Saving Device?
They have been traumatised by war, by deprivation, by loss. They have said goodbye to the lands of their birth, leaving friends and family behind. They have crossed countries and seas to get here, travelling many thousands of miles Continue reading Kent Refugee Help: It Takes a Prisoner to Set You Free
It’s often the same people who are putting up violent, hysterical posts about Muslims, who are also posting about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party Continue reading Am I an Anti-Semite?
“I have a bottle of vodka of a type developed by Russia. It was actually made in Warrington.” Continue reading Sceptical about Skripal
Brexit has made for some peculiar bed fellows. So we have Michael Heseltine suggesting that it would be better to have Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street than to continue with Brexit, while Tony Blair is saying the opposite Continue reading What is our future under Brexit?
Ruling class women self-identify by class rather than by gender, and then pose as victims… Continue reading Power Trumps Identity
It’s the first past the post system that leads to this endless to-ing and fro-ing between what are essentially variations of the same neoliberal policies… Continue reading We need PR to heal the nation’s wounds
Most politicians are corrupt, but instead of celebrating the one politician who is not corrupt, we say he has a “Messiah Complex” because people are responding to what he says. Continue reading Does Corbyn have a Messiah Complex?
Theresa May is not only a terrorist sympathiser, she is a terrorist enabler: and not several decades ago as a rebellious but relatively powerless back-bencher, but within the lifetime of the current government, as a serving Minister Continue reading Who is the real terrorist sympathiser?
Access to power in this world – assuming you are not already a billionaire or a sociopath, or both – can only be achieved through the democratic process, and it’s a rare person indeed who doesn’t succumb to its fascination Continue reading Against tribalism: “for the many, not the few”