Tag Archives: Labour
So yeah, another fecking election.
So, yeah, another election, and there’ll be another one, well technically it’ll be another referendum, shortly after this. We should be thankful for choice, as some countries don’t have votes or stable democracies. Even so, most of us seem to … Continue reading
Syria – how can you decide on a strategy when the question is unclear?
It was no surprise that a vote in the House of Commons for the UK to join the military action against Islamic State in Syria was passed. The more pertinent questions about military intervention have followed; whether this is how … Continue reading
Jeremy Corbyn – a symptom of the Labour party’s malaise.
Nine months ago I wrote that Labour’s decline was in part due an obtuse allegiance of its members and hardcore voters to the party name. Well, to quote his Bobness ‘things have changed’. A schism has formed. Broadly speaking there … Continue reading
Grexit and Austerity: the slogans of antipathy.
Don’t you just hate the sensationalising of events with catchphrases? We accept that genuine disasters are usually given abbreviations as a convenience and then absorbed into the lexicon immediately, say ‘Piper Alpha’, ‘Dunblane’, ‘Lockerbie’ or ‘9/11’. Okay, so that last … Continue reading
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