“The fairy tale of eternal economic growth”

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Please click to express yourselfI 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

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

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Please click to express yourselfFor 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

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Our leaders’ decisions are mostly bonkers, why?

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Please click to express yourselfReading 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

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General election Q & A – Happy Maastricht ;-)

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Please click to express yourselfYippeee! 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

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Politics redefined and now Trust redefined. Duck palace anyone?

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Please click to express yourselfPolitics 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

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Go BoJo! Who are the Pro Rogues now?

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Please click to express yourselfMay I try to put the childish, irrelevant “furious backlash“, as reported today by the BrBC (British remoaning Broadcasting Corporation), into some logical context? You may have guessed that I am for leaving the EU by

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My reply to Nigel Huddlestone’s response.

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Please click to express yourselfNigel’s response to my letter is just underneath my response to his response. Dear Mr Huddlestone Thank you for responding. I hope to change your mind eventually because we really have no real alternative. However, once

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Dear Nigel Huddleston MP we urgently need secular democracy

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Please click to express yourselfMy 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

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Is democracy dead? Are you bothered? Am I?

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Please click to express yourselfThere are a few simple truths at the heart of our disillusion with politics & politicians No political party has dared to tell us that we can’t afford to pay for all our pensions, the NHS,

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My last post on Brexit; even I can take no more

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Please click to express yourselfIt is not about you MPs – it is about the 17.4 million of us! The sight of those silly school girls & boys skipping down the road away from their political parties was just sickening.

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