Tag: Boris Johnson

Malice in Plunderland – a New Kind of Government?

This article was originally posted on 99-percent.org. In British politics, the Left is traditionally associated with ‘big state’ policies and Right with ‘small state’ policies. Recently, several commentators have suggested that Prime Minister Johnson is pioneering a new kind of ‘big state, one nation Conservatism’ – and in effect stealing Labour’s clothes. For…

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Corruption? In the UK?

This article was originally posted on 99percent.org. We are all aware that in some countries – like Somalia, Venezuela and Afghanistan – corruption is endemic and hugely damaging. As Robert Zoellick, former President of the World Bank put it, “Corruption is a cancer that steals from the poor, eats away at governance and moral…

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Chatter #179 – Klaudia Fior On Bywire News, Reimagining Britain, And The End Of The World

Klaudia Fior is a 23 year-old journalist & PR/advertising MA graduate. She works for Bywire News, Britains only blockchain news network, aggregating the best independent news from across the UK. Klaudia writes about debate topics or topics that spark controversy. She was born in Poland and raised in South London. We covered everything…

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Who Governs Britain?

This article was originally posted here. There is an obvious and simple answer to the question: the UK has regular general elections; at each election, a party led by a proposed prime minister is elected; the new Prime Minister selects his cabinet; they govern the country on behalf of the electorate. But in…

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What Is Happening To Justice In The UK?

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED HERE ON 99-PERCENT.ORG This article was written just before Matt Hancock resigned as Health Secretary. His departure is a welcome demonstration of the fragility behind the government’s facade of invulnerability, but in itself does not address the problems this article raises. In principle, in the UK, we have equality under the law. The…

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Chatter #131 – Andrew Godsell on Whether NHS Privatisation Is A Real Threat

Express VPN 12 Months 35% off!! Andrew Godsell, author and NHS campaigner was my guest on today’s show. Andrew is author of numerous books including, Get The Tories Out, British History, and Europe United. We talked about his time campaigning to save the NHS, why and how the NHS is privatised, and if…

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