The BBC’s news coverage is practically indistinguishable from that of the capitalist press, and even its topical comedy output is full of jibes about Jeremy Corbyn’s supposed “unelectability” , so it is gratifying when a programme that questions, however modestly, the capitalist status quo occasionally slips through. 380 more words
If American meritocracy and egalitarianism is to mean anything (and admittedly it often doesn’t mean much at all, especially considering the key protagonists in the presidential election we have just witnessed) then is it finally time to abolish the familiar but not-strictly-necessary official role for the spouse of the president? 1,170 more words
At first glance, readers would likely think that I have missed something. Isn’t democracy (also) at a crossroad?
The campaigning/electioneering and voting went like clockwork, only more exciting than usual. 1,391 more words