Standing against the tide of government oppression

There is nothing new in the right wing establishments treatment of the Windrush generation of people who were invited and transported to Britain in our hour of need after WWII. A Conservative campaign poster of 1964 read, “Face the facts. If you desire a coloured for your neighbour, vote Labour. If you are already burdoned […]

Bureaucracy – the blind leading the oppressed

I have a problem with bureaucracy and I don’t mean a little one, it is so bad it can drive me into the deepest depression and to the edge of despair. Confronted with bureaucracy my mind goes into self destruct mode and the physical sensation is one of intense distress, physical, bone deep, aching, hollow, […]

The government is depriving us of state and status

In 2015 David Cameron spoke these fateful words, “For too long, we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens ‘as long as you obey the law, we will leave you alone’.” Of course, as ever with the Conservatives, Cameron made no attempt to clarify in what way he intended to interfere in […]


Life is incredible, a unique gift of a vast and mysterious universe. Life is not a commodity to be used and abused, taken for granted and treated as if it is expendable. The whole Earth is an amazing ecosystem, located in the sweet spot, the Goldilocks, habitable, zone, of our solar system. Whatever people think […]

The war on the poor is a crime against humanity

Jobseekers allowance – Single unemployed under 25 – £57.90, over 25 – £73.10 – a week In the following I make no attempt to be impartial. not to the system. the government, its officials and especially the Department for Work and Pensions all of which act with extreme prejudice against the lives and well being […]

Living with lies and surviving

In an interview with Deutsche Welle’s, Germany’s public international broadcaster, reporter Zhanna Nemtsova asked Boris Johnson, “Mr Johnson, you argue that the source of this nerve agent, Novichok, is Russia. How did you manage to find it out so quickly? Does Britain possess samples of this?” Johnson, after some preamble, replied, “When I look at […]

Cressida Dick Blames Social Media For Crime

Originally posted on ducksoap:
Last week, Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, famous for her supervisory role in the execution of Charles de Menezes in 2005, chose to ignore the huge cuts to police budgets by the Tories and blame crime rises on the effect of social media.  Her motivation was obedience to the Tory narrative…