As I write this, the British deep coal mine industry sits with a gun held to its head. Michael Fallon’s bullying and utter contempt for his role as the guardian of the nation’s coal reserves reminds you why he had to move four hundred miles from his Scottish home to win a seat. 612 more words
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Israel’s slaying of university student Saji Darwish was not deemed newsworthy by the BBC.
Over the last five weeks, the trend in BBC reporting to ignore events that show Israel in a negative light, while affording coverage to tenuous claims from the Israeli army that it has uncovered Palestinian “terror” plots, has become quite glaring… 1,598 more words
Six questions on Maria Miller’s resignation, or five questions and a peroration.
Is that what’s meant by “holding the Executive to account”? It’s just as well Recall isn’t in place, Ed’s feet wouldn’t touch the ground. 622 more words
Originally published by The Cambridge Student, April 17th, 2013.
In St Paul’s Cathedral today David Cameron is reading from John’s gospel: ‘Let not your heart be troubled, ye believe in God, believe in me also.’ The audience listens sombrely. 856 more words
Ed’s snoozefest about local government infrastructure reorganisation in Birmingham today has not set the world on fire, despite the protestations of his adoring fans:
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24 hr news channels are covering a South African trial instead of a planned £20 billion devolution from the guy who might be PM next year— …