Working class and proud of it

You may recall George Osborne cynically using the brutal and vicious murder of six children by Mick Philpott to monster benefits recipients and the welfare state. This is what he had to say, “Philpott is responsible for these absolutely horrendous crimes and these are crimes that have shocked the nation. The courts are responsible for […]

Hope springs eternal, it’s written in our DNA

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,212 Saturday 26 September 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Greeceā€™s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, said on Question Time this week, ‘The problem is that austerity is being used as a narrative to conduct class war. To be talking about reducing the state further when effectively what you are […]