Since 2001 around 100 people have been killed by terrorists in the UK. Since the Tories came to power in 2010 their austerity regime has resulted in at least 130,000 preventable deaths according to reports.
I wrote on many occasions during the Brexit process that the initial referendum was really an invitation from David Cameron for the British public to become embroiled in a largely internal Tory Party battle. The public duly obliged by siding with either Leave or Remain. Leave wasn’t the result Cameron expected. A general election and
Earlier this month, Boris Johnson revealed the next string to his crime-fighting bow; a country-wide extension to Stop-and-Search procedures. Stop-and-Search – which refers to Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act – is a practice which gives certain police officers the power to stop a person whom they believe to be a
Johnson has prorogued parliament, stripping parliamentary oversight at a key moment in order to force through his damaging no-deal Brexit plan. People across the country are responding to this with anger, and rightly so, it is an affront to the notion of British democracy that our legislature should be suspended at a point like this,
The big event, organised by a wide-ranging coalition of groups from Women’s Strike Assembly and Momentum to BLM UK and Lesbians & Gays support the Migrants, managed to dwarf the “usual suspects” People’s Assembly demo and official Labour rally, but George F’s view from the street was of a resistance which as yet remains too
Based on the reaction of usually coherent lefties on my social media feeds you’d have thought Margaret Thatcher had been resurrected from the grave, only to be slaughtered by the ghost of Tony Benn. On the 18th of March 2016 the Work and Pensions Secretary, and prominent Tory hate figure, Iain Duncan Smith had resigned
The #cleanforthequeen campaign is disgusting. Whilst communities across the country suffer from long term deprivation, austerity and gentrification, the campaign – backed by Country Life and Keep Britain Tidy – expects people to do hours of unpaid labour to honour a woman who’s leeched off the rest of us for decades. These anti-litter drives are mostly