Sunday 18 February 2024

The Russian Connection - update


There is no doubt across the world, even in Russia, that Vladimir Putin was directly involved in the murder on Friday 16 February 2024 of Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny.

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Tuesday 6 February 2024

Labour, it's time to think BIG

The Guardian has reported that Labour is planning to ditch radical reforms and only offer ‘safe policies’ in a stripped-down, cautious manifesto that is “bombproof” to Tory attacks.

Friday 29 December 2023

My real-life adventures


The word Brexit was invented in 2012. It’s when I started to campaign against it, seriously concerned that it could really happen.

But what did I do before that?

Thursday 28 December 2023

Sunday 17 December 2023

The infamous five Prime Ministers


The five Conservative Prime Ministers of this millennium have cumulatively inflicted such deeply ingrained damage to our country that it may take generations to repair what they have done.

Wednesday 6 December 2023

Boris Johnson: Sorry is too easy


No matter what he does wrong – and there’s a thick catalogue of wrongs – Boris Johnson thinks he can just say “sorry” and everything will be fine.

Saturday 2 December 2023

Racism and right-wing extremism


It was on 1 December 1955 that a black woman in Montgomery, Alabama was arrested after refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person.

Tuesday 28 November 2023

How freaky hair 'won' in the Netherlands and Britain


An editorial in The Guardian asked a key question following the shock ‘win’ this month of a far-right politician in the Netherlands, Geert Wilders, and his anti-immigrant ‘Party for Freedom’.
‘How did the Netherlands reach the point at which a former political pariah finds himself on the threshold of formal power?’