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 […]

Economic slavery

The only asset we truly possess is our labour, which has been exploited for centuries to create wealth, everything around us is created from labour, every single human made thing. These things are then sold back to us at a profit. All profit rises upwards, never to be seen again by those who create it […]

The free markets, a rigged game for private gain at public expense

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,351 Tuesday 23 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I hear and read a great deal of self righteous indignation and outrage, of the kind: “Why should I (self deluded, hard working, tax payer) pay for ……………. (insert xenophobic hate term of choice). I also hear and read […]

Tips for house builders – don’t build on soggy land (and some other stuff)

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,308 Thursday 07 January 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, A number of newspapers and organisations are reporting that nearly half the new houses being planned in your economic miracle of a home owning democracy are to be built on flood plains or areas at significant risk of flooding, […]

Cameron’s ‘One Nation’ divided by social exclusion by the state

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,126 Tuesday 23 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am fascinated by your ‘One Nation’ mission, not least because it begs the question, which one? According to the annual Credit Suisse global wealth report, ‘Britain is the only country in the G7 group of leading economies where […]

The Judas election, the people will pay the price for political treachery

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,077 Monday 04 May 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, You say you are for ‘hard working people’ and Miliband is promising ‘higher living standards for working families’, I am left to wonder what happens to those of us left behind or if any of us will survive? As […]