You can’t learn from history if you don’t know what it was

This short video gives information on the legal action that now has the necessary permission to bring a case to try to outlaw messaging secrecy within government. The case is a joint effort between All the Citizens, which is an organisation campaigning for more transparency and Foxglove Legal, which campaigns to hold the tech giants… Read more

The real question is…

…who is the “we” continually mentioned below? Even Kuenssberg seems surprised, presumably at Cummings’ directness. (With apologies for the four letter word in the link): The most obvious conclusion is that “we” was the Vote Leave ‘party’ headed up by Matthew Elliott, previously of the Institute of Economic Affairs and a founder of the sham… Read more

Simple slogans get us to a dangerous place…

Timothy Snyder has been mentioned here before and this short extract is certainly up to standard. Fascism was well used to the simplistic three word slogan. So ‘Get Brexit Done’ has a similarly easy, simplistic appeal. (Even though Brexit never will be done, for we are not moving house, we are merely just trying to… Read more

Do we have an upright UK government?

As journalist Corole Cadwalladr says The case is broadly about Russian influence in the Tory Party and potentially in UK governance itself. The Tory idea of ‘nothing to see here’ is being challenged. It was with James Eadie QC that it was established that owing to Vote Leave’s many infractions of campaign regulations, the Brexit… Read more