Category Archives: Politics

Isn’t the right to self-determination important?

Once again a bill to allow assisted dying is being put before parliament. And once again the churches are using the full weight of their power and privilege to lobby; to bully MP’s into rejecting it. And because of this, … Continue reading

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Christmas comes early for British politicians

We are living in a time of austerity. A time when the cost of paying off the deficit, which came about largely because of the greed and stupidity of the banks, is being borne by the poor. A time when … Continue reading

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First World or Third?

I was in San Francisco a few weeks ago and was shocked to see the level of homelessness and begging on the streets. In parts of the city there were three or four beggars on every corner. Looking out of … Continue reading

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GM – Government Mad?

So the government are putting forward the case for relaxing the regulations on GM. When elected, they claimed they would be the ‘greenest’ government ever. A few years on and they’ve virtually abandoned sustainable energy in favour of coal and … Continue reading

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Only The Good Die Young

So Margaret Thatcher has finally popped her clogs. I know of people who have had champagne on ice in preparation for this moment. I wouldn’t go that far, but I won’t be mourning. I heard the news whilst I was driving earlier today. Caught … Continue reading

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