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The struggle for Greece

By the time you read this, the political situation in Greece will almost certainly have changed. Broadly speaking, we have been here before. In the UK, in 1977, the Labour … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fifty Shades of Life on Mars – the complete edition

It’s available as a PDF here. fiftyshadesoflifeonmars

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Sermon; What’s love got to do with it?

Yesterday I wrote about how Pride, and the whole campaign for marriage equality was leaving behind those who dont want tp be the pin ups for “look how much we … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kanye dig it?

OK, I’m going to dip my toe into dangerous waters. They’re the waters you have to paddle in to say, even regretfully, that I don’t think a lot of Kanye … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Over the Rainbow.

I am writing this on a page with a rainbow header, the White House is apparently multicoloured and businesses from Barclays to Ben and Jerry’s have tweeted out their support … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

When Sex education fails

You may have seem the article about the colour changing condom, designed by teenagers, which has won a science award. If you have I hope like me you instantly saw … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 6 Comments

Taling about hard working families

You’re probably sick of it, the way in which every politician has to refer to ‘hard working families’ in an approving way. I have a macabre fascination for the use … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Labour and the housing market

Labour isn’t talking about the housing market. It talks about housing supply, but not the housing market, which is a bit like talking about the supply of baked beans without … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Things Labour isnt debating- Civil Liberties.

This idea for a series of posts came from Carter, you can read the first here. I am old enough to remember the GLC and the original “loony left”. The … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Things Labour isn’t debating – the labour market

Labour isn’t talking about a lot of things. One of them is the sharp decline in its share of the vote amongst C2’s – unskilled and semi skilled workers, many … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

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