Category Archives: British Politics

Ding dong the witch is dead!

    Inevitably after a fairly long time without blogging, the theme that has returned me to my keyboard is the death of Margaret Thatcher.   Now, up front I have to note that as a youngster in the late … Continue reading

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BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’

BBC News – Ken Livingstone ‘compares Boris Johnson to Hitler’. Croydon Tory MP Gavin Barwell seems to be in the forefront of trying to make sure that the story is Ken Livingstone losing it, when from what I can tell the … Continue reading

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How Soon Before the Rats Leave the Sinking News Corporation Ship?

Murdoch and son are increasingly looking like a pair of liars. Lawyers indignant that they are being misrepresented, but unable to defend their practice by client lawyer confidentiality, but being lawyers finding a way to do so anyway. A Letter from … Continue reading

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Is Britain Really Broken?

It has been curious to see the international reaction to last weeks riots, some of which has pursued recognisable established agendas, related to post colonialism, others the domestic agendas of particular nations. Overall however there has been quite a bit of … Continue reading

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The UK Riots: Retribution or Understanding?

I recently posted a random quote on this blog from Martin Luther King.  “A riot is at bottom the language of the unheard.” Before I posted it I had echoes in my head, of a lot of the rhetoric around … Continue reading

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