Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed (Show of Hands – 2009) State murder

This is an incredible time to be living in, but what’s truly extraordinary is that there is nothing new here, nothing that hasn’t been going on for time immemorial. As the Band, Show of Hands, sang of ‘Arrogance, Ignorance and Greed’, the attitude of the ruling classes against ordinary people has been with us forever […]

Clean up for the Queen? I thought she already had

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,347 Friday 19 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I wonder if you have ever heard of the expression ‘noblesse oblige’? The Merriam Webster online dictionary provides a simple definition – ‘the idea that people who have high social rank or wealth should be helpful and generous to […]