The Guardian is rolling out a new subscription package for readers in which they will get an actual bubble to live in, which the newspaper has assured customers is “perfectly safe, in fact probably the safest space going” and “100% biodegradable”. 430 more words
Tags » Polly Toynbee
It’s important to remember, it was never supposed to get his far.
The Prime Minister didn’t want it. The Chancellor didn’t want it. The Queen didn’t want it. 1,605 more words
This is my final blog post on the referendum.
I have found the entire debate profoundly depressing. The media coverage has simply intensified that feeling. Both sides have produced dud numbers and fatuous arguments; very few journalists seem capable of rigorous interview and many columnists, most of all Toynbee, seem to inhabit a world that I do not recognise. 1,759 more words
I’ve sometimes wondered what it must be like to live in a time when you can see that your society is wilfully racing towards political disaster – war, say, or violent revolution, or fascist supremacy – and no appeal either to reason or to empathy seems able to stop it. 521 more words
The Arrogance Of Those In Power & The Wishes Of The Peoples
Greg Lance – Watkins
my thanks to someone calling himself ‘Countrywide’ for spotting this – an excellent critique of the views of what seems to be the majority in Britain though some have been duped by duplicitous politicians and their cronies acting in their own interests based upon talking down Britain and the British peoples and working towads crippling our economy to fullfill their ambitions by using threats false prophets Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt. 1,263 more words