Victim Support needed

Labour has, I suggest, to become, in essence, the ‘victim support’ party. Victim support is an independent charity in England and Wales that provides specialist practical and emotional support to victims (and witnesses) of crime. Politically, because the Tories show themselves as now so psychopathic, I’d suggest that most of us are victims of our,… Read more

Particular threat for the Met Police

Many organisations are going to face a huge challenge trying to rebuild public trust when this government is finally thrown out. And surely and most prominently, the Metropolitan Police will find it particularly difficult? Their chief, who was probably a onetime spy, are now too close to this overtly corrupt, Conservative government, to suggest they… Read more

Understanding the Right Wing mind – a further small insight….

Was suggested by an interesting recent Guardian (or perhaps it was Observer?) article – anyway it is here, by Nick Cohen. It encompasses public health, obesity and diet – about which he is at one with ProgressivePulse – by way of the Dimbleby Food report. Henry Dimbleby is apparently another Old Etonian, who seemed to… Read more

Financialised capitalism simply misunderstands living

I think this is worth highlighting, simply because it shows how crude capitalism misunderstands life’s purpose. Like the economy capitalism exists to service the needs of people. Of course we then come round to which people? I would say people in general. Most ardent capitalists maintain that this is anyway the effect of capitalism. But… Read more

Does partygate give an opportunity for national reunion?

I wonder if Johnson’s brazen lying abilities – partygate seems to be the obvious misrepresentation whose lying hypocrisy seems finally to have hit home – might be, actually, the get out clause to bring together Leavers and Remainers? After all Leave leader Johnson has been now demonstrated to everyone as a brazen lier. Could we… Read more

Truss entertains for the country

The Guardian discloses that a Liz Truss ‘trade deal’ lunch had to be at 5 Hertford Street, owned by Robin Burley – half brother of Zac Goldsmith and similarly entitled – both inherited from billionaire father James Goldsmith. And both considerable, financial Johnson supporters. This is the bill: Makes you realise why the Universal Credit… Read more