Tag: oligarchy

Chatter #235 – Mark E. Thomas on Corruption, Oligarchy, and the NHS Health And Social Care Bill

I think I mention the work of Mark E. Thomas on this show almost as much as I reference Naomi Klein and The Shock Doctrine, so it was a pleasure to have Mark back on the show. In this episode we talked through the privatisation of the NHS, the implications of the Health…

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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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