Hiding Reports
Politics

Oh Look! Another Report Has Gone Missing

Hint: "The dates" below link to missing reports and the original articles 08-2014  Tories Secretly plan 2 new Garden cities to relieve housing shortages in London and home counties. They planned to build them Underground in the hope nobody would notice 10-2014 Research and reports on Drug abuse in the UK were instigated because the Tories had a bit too much cash that they couldn’t account for and had to
Oppression
Environment Media Politics Pollution

What have Grenfell Tower and Hurricane Harvey in common?

Introduction If I hadn’t lived through the past 60 years, I would not have believed what has taken place in world politics during the last 25 years. Every day I wake up and look around and see the likes of Trump; Rees-Mogg; Bannion; Hopkins; May; Johnson; Farage; Koch Bros; Mercer; Gove; The disgraced Liam Fox; Sugar; and John Paul Watson slathered all over the Press, TV and Social media….and I
Trump_pinocchio
Literature Politics

Alternative Truths – Book Review

From January 2016 to the present date, both British and American politics have been a bloody nightmare.  I found myself questioning whether the entire western world hadn’t been sprayed with an unknown chemical by strangers from another universe. In the UK, it’s not only been Brexit, but it’s been a whole Right Wing disaster, plus three fatal terrorist incidents. This nightmare finally culminated in a fatal fire that destroyed 120
Labour Party Split
News Politics

Pass me another Labour Party, this one’s split

On writing the blog post I always wanted to write and how Seema Chandwani wrote it instead The UK Labour Party has been reborn, and this time it is as a straightforward democratic Socialist party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. The personal battles he has faced, the insults and assaults on his character and his politics have been relentless during the 2017 GE campaign.  I suppose we should have
Doughnut Economics
Business Environment Finance Politics

A new and delicious way of delivering 21st Century economics – By Doughnut

I was inspired to write this as a result of reading Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth. I was hoping it would help me understand the subject (beyond my O Level 2), and a quick peek at a review told me it was written in a really good and understandable style. It was fun too. The Neoliberal script that economists have been using
Culture Travel

Bill Posters – The Bengal Tiger

Personal observations from a memorable 7 months spent in Bangladesh, between August 1999 and April 2000. One of the poorest countries on the planet, but where the human spirit seems to be at its strongest. I was busy working on a project in the Bay of Bengal and was based in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Part of my daily duties included ferrying personnel by small boat between the various elements of our