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Why commissioners should be appointed in Kensington and Chelsea

It seems a no-brainer doesn’t it? The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has lost its Chief Executive, Leader and Deputy Leader. Rather more significantly, it lost them in the … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

How bad can it get?

Since the Grenfell Tower disaster the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have been intent on proving exactly how crap they can be, while still being beyond the reach of … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

We are all Marxists now

According to Michael Fallon £1billion pounds is a small price to pay for preventing a return to violence in Northern Ireland. It’s a fascinating admission from a Tory like Fallon, … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

How did we get here?

It is a year since the brexit vote, and the country feels angrier, and more divided than ever. Even before the vote we saw how deep the division was, with … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Someone tell Farron he was not born this way

So after an election campaign when Tim Farron’s views on queer people followed him around, like a bad queerphobic smell he has now resigned. It is not uncommon for leaders … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Two windows

The Queens Speech is often just a matter of political theatre; a chance for the Fancy Dress Wing of British government to have a good day out. This year, for … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

10 hot takes to be going on with

Theresa May has just, at a stroke, rehabilitated the reputations of Tory leaders as rancidly bad as Ted Heath and Ian Duncan Smith. For the Tories this is a moment … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reasons to be Cheerful

First things first, those who know more than me about polls tell me the chances of a Labour victory on Thursday are zero. The chances of a minority or hung … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thinking it through

My brilliant accomplice in blogging lifted the veil a little on our private dystopia that we have shared over a period of time. She linked that world, a world of … Continue reading

May 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Searching for Utopia

I read this piece on Utopias by Valery North with interest. It has been a while since someone thought they were being clever with the “would sex work exist in … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

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