Government and Politics · Police and Crime

Are Tories The Party Of Law And Order?

The Tories are considered the party of Law and Order. That in its self is interesting as the word Tory is Gaelic and means outlaw. Nevertheless, Robert Peel's changes to policing and their willingness to lock people up and throw away the key is responsible for the image. Still, jailing criminals is not the same thing… Continue reading Are Tories The Party Of Law And Order?

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Government and Politics

Why Labour Is A Disease In The Public Mind

There is far too much propaganda in politics paid for by wealthy, influential donors. The media should be our guard dogs. But overall the media is right-wing and owned by the rich and powerful. Journalism is partisan and headlines divisive.  The media tell us that the Tories are a strong and stable government, and Labour is incompetent.… Continue reading Why Labour Is A Disease In The Public Mind

Government and Politics

Don’t Be Afraid of The L Word

Revisiting 2015 The Anglo-American political right (Conservatives) and the establishment media have created a ‘toxic’ view of left-wing politics (socialism). They accuse the left of espousing a ludicrous fairy tale vision of society based on high taxation and killing aspiration. In reality, the left is simply the politics of equality. I believe in the empowerment,… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of The L Word

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Foreigners And A Bloody Difficult Woman Election 2017

The Parliamentary election looming on 8 June 2017 could make Britain an ochlocracy and one-party state. That has huge implications. It will affect our hopes and dreams because politics are personal. However, some politicians and headlines suggest that the biggest impact on our quality of life are immigrants and foreigners. Many see Brexit as the way… Continue reading Foreigners And A Bloody Difficult Woman Election 2017