The lie of trickle down economics … saw all the wealth generated by the 98% trickle up to the 2% and stay there. Continue reading Neoliberalism Must Die
“When I go into Downing Street, they do what I say; when I go to Brussels, they take no notice.” – Rupert Murdoch 23 June 2016: 37% vote Leave, 35% vote Remain, 28% don’t even vote. How did it come to this? Act one: acts of betrayal The first European civil war, which came to be known as the Great War, was the culmination of … Continue reading J’accuse
Alan Johnson, leader of Labour’s campaign to remain in the EU, has said that the 23 June referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is more important to the UK than the 2015 general election. I agree with Alan. A clear majority of young people in the UK want us to remain in the EU, but many did not vote in the general election, … Continue reading The UK and the EU: 10 reasons to vote Remain on 23 June
TTIP protestors Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images As an entrepreneur, I know how difficult it can be to set up and run a successful business. To do this against a backdrop of the biggest companies in the world having an unfair advantage is a sure-fire way to threaten our vibrant business sector. This is just one of the many reasons why the EU-US trade deal … Continue reading Here is how TTIP threatens small businesses in the UK
The media called this the “first major speech” in this brand new Conservative majority government. Prime Minister David Cameron, with five years of power ahead of him, decided to focus on the NHS, and, in particular, he focused on one particular aspect—seven day working. Trailed in the Tory manifesto and now offered to the nation it sounds appealing, but as is usually the case with … Continue reading A 7 point plan for Cameron’s 7 day NHS.