Grooming Gangs: The Shameful Reality that Awaits after Covid-19

30th April 2020 43

When Sajid Javid commissioned a study on grooming gangs in 2018, many of us reclined back on our chairs and rejoiced – “finally!”. It felt like a stuffy prep school headmaster came in and shouted “f*ck it” during assembly. People not merely wanted but needed to understand the motivation behind these barbaric acts. But last week, Boris Johnson’s government deprived us … [Read on]

Will only a wealth tax of 86% above £60,000 save the NHS ?

26th April 2020 19

A whiff of unrest is emerging in Norwich. When the opportunity to escape state inflicted confinement presents itself, I take a brisk morning walk around the city’s quaint riverside pathways and underpasses. One morning I stumble across a rather curious bit of graffiti written in white chalk. “Tax the Rich Fund the NHS” it reads. Two minutes later, I encounter another, and … [Read on]

Feast of St Mark

25th April 2020 6

St Mark’s gospel was the first of the four to be written. Why do we think this? Because the whole of the gospel of Mark is reproduced in the gospel of Matthew and half of it in Luke. We know only a little about St Mark: that he was a companion of St Paul on one of the missionary journeys, … [Read on]

Is Bill Gates the Antichrist foretold?

25th April 2020 16

24 million Americans have lost their jobs in the last 4 weeks. The British chancellor is going to issue £180 billion (£180,000 million) of new government bonds to cover just a couple of months.  In comparison, after a great depression and two world wars, our national debt on an inflation-adjusted basis was £980 billion at the end of world war … [Read on]

The Soviet Republic of Great Britain

22nd April 2020 1

Old Soviet Joke “The difference between communism and capitalism is that under capitalism you are paid to work, under communism you are paid not to.“ Yesterday HMRC started to pay workers to stay at home, for how long ? Covid 19 has turned out to be Labour’s most effective electoral agent ever. Subscribe to the quarterly print magazine Subscribe to … [Read on]

Let them dress in PPE

21st April 2020 3

The Personal Protective Equipment crisis and the desperate lack of other critical hospital equipment highlights our need for a greater global industrial independence. As the national demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) heightens, our reliance on countries such as China for trade is brought into sharp perspective.  On Sunday evening, The Guardian reported that a ‘vital shipment of protective equipment, including … [Read on]

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