“The fairy tale of eternal economic growth”

 

 I was going to entitle this article “The current BAME*1 game diversion”, but, Greta Thunberg’s words are far more powerful, and, more to the point. Dr Erich Schumacher made strong arguments against economic growth in his 1973 book “Small is

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China’s future and ours; lessons from Covid-19?

 

 For the last 40 years or so, China’s financial, business, political and cultural effect on our world has been a disaster. A disaster both  for the Chinese themselves and for most of us. The corona virus is just the latest

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Our leaders’ decisions are mostly bonkers, why?

 

 Reading the news, since the 12th December election, has been quite illuminating but equally depressing. I’m not talking about global warming, plastic waste pollution or the ever increasing ability of our politicians to “take responsibility” by just saying the words

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General election Q & A – Happy Maastricht ;-)

 

 Yippeee! Another general election 😉 the third since the five year fixed term parliament act came into err “force” in 2011. Your Christmas General Election quiz starts here. Just 10 questions to answer. There may be prizes (Ed: I doubt

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Politics redefined and now Trust redefined. Duck palace anyone?

 

 Politics used to mean “Of the people for the people”. Politics now means “Of the MPs and for the MPs”. And, of course, for the supporting 24/7 Westminster bubble journalism industry. No Deal was the default position voted for by

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Dear Nigel Huddleston MP we urgently need secular democracy

 

 My letter sent to our local MP sent today Dear Nigel Huddleston MP I have written to you before about faith schools and their very existence which cause many obvious divisions in society. Parliament still actively encourages this rapidly developing

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