Apologies to my millions thousands Oh all right hundreds of readers I must take a break under doctors orders. I didn't listen first time but I really better had this time. Thanks for reading and I can't begin to tell you how frustrating this is. I was building up nicely and the evidence for my … Continue reading Blog Break.
Following on from yesterday's post, which seems to be playing out entirely as expected, this is just basically an update on that and remember, you ain't seen nothing yet the water-boarding is still to come, full on Greece style. I may exaggerate a little but not much, we'll certainly get the Hollande Treatment. Remember the … Continue reading Brexiters: It’s Water-Boarding Time
Silence Bremoaners:Tyranny By Majority? In the normal course of events I wouldn't ask my favourite bloggers to read my blog. It isn't aimed at them, my blog is intended for and written for laymen, possibly quite new to the blogospere and seeking alternative news sources from the normal drivel. This time it's different and whilst … Continue reading
Here I am continuing outlining 6 reasons why they are big and you are small, a vital part of the Neo-liberal story, it is important we understand this. From their point of view it means we are weak and they are strong, it's how they extract their tribute and rents. Market Solutions. This follows on … Continue reading We are Big, You are Small pt2
Rule 7 of Neo-liberalism is a set of sacred shibboleths that runs through every transnational organisation from the IMF to the World Bank. In short the only successful way to run a country and indeed whole continents is by having small governments, low taxes, little regulation, market solutions, balanced budgets and the importance Of "Wealth … Continue reading Neo-Liberalism:We are Big, You are Small Pt 1.
Are we on rule 6 of Neo-liberalism yet? This rule is simple, neo-liberals always get what they want. They plan long-term and will just keep asking until they get. They will bribe, sorry I mean lobby, politicians and bully them. I clearly mean lobby there obviously. The system that is supposed to prevent this, our … Continue reading Fear Not 48% May Won’t Brexit
Rule 5 of Neo-liberalism is that immigration is good and that's actually true but always depending where you are standing. So here goes again with anecdotal evidence and my own experiences. I was brought up in very white Lytham St-Annes, I didn't see a single face of colour in the flesh until I went to … Continue reading Why Neo-liberals Love Immigration
One of the great spats of 2016 has been over #WASPI a group of 50's born women who are bearing the brunt of changes to the state pension laws dating back to 1995 and then accelerated in 2011. This means that as pension ages first equalise then rise, certain age cohorts have anything up to … Continue reading Defining Neo-Liberalsim:Your Pensions Are Ours.
There will be a slight inturrption to the series on defining because I really want to write a post about the points Duncan Weldon made about Theresa May's maiden speech today, they were all great points, but done in an 8 Tweet mini storm. They deserve more attention than that. Certainly better than my observation … Continue reading What Theresa May’s Speech Said. An Explanation
In an age of so called record employment how come there are no jobs? Millions want to know.