Tag Archive | britain
Yes, I know. Mark Thomas is completely hatstand most of the time, but he and I do stand shoulder to shoulder on the question of freedom of assembly. Here is his take on plod’s new £9m domestic extremist tracking programme….
Here’s a fun way to while away a wet Sunday afternoon….
I dunno, wherever do they dig up this stuff? Apparently it’s from his salad days at Keble. No Bullingdon Club references, please. That wouldn’t be fair.
Yesterday, in case any of you missed it (and judging by the almost blanket non-coverage, with a few honourable exceptions, most of you did), was the first day of the new, post-democratic Britain, they day which gave birth to the new European super state. I remember, in my research for a university essay I wrote […]
I love reading the politics section of the Gruaniad’s CIF, otherwise known as the Political Asylum. I derive particular pleasure from the demented scribblings of its Moon Barker in Chief, Jackie Ashley. Let me take you by the hand and lead you to a very different Britain, one that’s perhaps not more than half a […]
So Damien Hirst’s daring, controversial, epoch making sculpture, Pharmacy, is worth 10 million quid, and the only thing of any use contained within it is a box of pencils (or rather was). Which rather begs the question, what would a real, working pharmacy be worth, that offers vital, life saving and life enhancing items such […]
With the ship of state steaming steadily southwards one would think that those charged with governing the country would at least make some attempt at….ooh….I don’t know….having some policies and being straight with the public about them? But no. Instead we get this. And this. It is difficult to avoid the impression that mentally, they […]