Well it certainly didn’t take much time for that to happen; a few hours since Rishi Sunak uttered these words. I like many other commentators was actually impressed with Rishi’s first speech after being elected and believed this may signal an interesting/potential turning point in British politics despite the many […]Read More
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Just How “Lyterate” Can You Get?
This short clip tells you all you need to know about British politicians moving through the ranks of political parties and governments/departments by sheer political gusts of wind rather than any form of even basic competence levels in departments they’re supposed to lead, let alone when luck lands them at […]Read More
BREXIT Woes – A Question of Colour?
There isn’t much for me to say about the following clip except this little nugget; It demonstrates in no uncertain terms how in post-BREXIT Britain racism has become a trend – a quite open/acceptable trend and the internal social & political fractures it’s costing the nation; not to mention values […]Read More
The British Conservative Party Running Out of Leaders, Running Out of Ideas and Running Out of Options – but Unlucky for us poor sods They Have Time to Kill
The worst part in all of this – as we’ve seen many times before – once someone crashes at No. 10, it’s terribly difficult to not only get rid of them but also select someone competent enough to take charge simply because the system is designed from the ground up […]Read More
The Prime Minister Mis-Trust Ditching the British Economy but it ain’t entirely her fault
Let’s be clear about this governments so-called mini budget; as many commentators have mentioned this is a self-inflicted disaster – that the PM takes full responsibility for as head of government, so trying to pass the buck to the Chancellor as his own idea though expected in this era consumed […]Read More
The Gary Lineker Saga & The Big Picture
The question for me is not about Gary Lineker himself nor about left/right politics but much more about fundamental individual freedoms that have been the foundation of western democracy and its model for as long as I can remember wherever one used to live. It seems to me that the […]Read More
The Sunak/Baverman Strategy to Fight People Smugglers – It’s NOT About Holding the Wrong Side of the “Stick”, It’s Just the Wrong “Stick”
There’s always an easy convenient quick solution to any persistent problems we face today but the question is whether it is viable/sustainable and more importantly whether it is compatible with perceived values and ideologies of the nation and/or the political alliance involved. To progress further on this last point about […]Read More
BREXIT Woes: Establishing BREXIT Context and Why Worker Strikes is the Wrong Answer (updated)
I recently came across this tweet below about BREXIT which establishes some context in terms of the cost of BREXIT as opposed to other deal options being pursued. The other part of this context in order to provide a fuller picture is that we should also consider the costs of […]Read More
BREXIT Woes: The Liberal Democrats Lost in Inaction
I’ve written plenty about the dismal performance of the Liberal Democrats – a party I called my own quite a few years back until I discovered they are indeed a hopeless case and that was pre BREXIT – and I highlighted the many failures of the party during and after […]Read More
The Controversy Surrounding Qatar Hosting the World Cup has Significance
Here’s my own simplistic framing of the issue; Before going on with our bashing fest of Qatar for it’s human rights record lets begin to consider 2 things; 1) Let’s be consistent about our own record in treating this issue in our own backyard as well as in relation to […]Read More