It is less and less clear which is the tail and which is the dog in this uncomfortably cosy relationship in which we find ourselves.
Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has oft been quoted as saying that western democracy is “closer to a system of… Read more A sparkling new year in politics
Tortured and imprisoned for fourteen years without trial but there is to be no inquiry.
A poem of music and love
There is a readily available source of information on donations to political parties. Just type ‘The Electoral Commission’ into your… Read more Political Parties: Who Pays?
What a revolting word ‘philanthrocapitalism’ is! It is the ‘newspeak’ of the ‘staycation’ generation! But, let me be clear, my… Read more Philanthrocapitalism Inc
Two pairs of knickers, Both not easy to face, Yours old-fashioned Y’s and frayed at the edges, Mine frilly… Read more Two Pairs of Knickers
Yesterday Tony Blair spoke in Washington about the danger of Jihad. He says there is “an Islamist ideology that… Read more The Cameron-Benn-Blair alliance
A vote in parliament is not an essential prerequisite for going to war, but since Blair’s war against Iraq… Read more Yet more war – what have we done?