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 […]

The Tories are ripe for an extinction event

It is not the strongest of a species that survives, nor the most intelligent, it is the one most adaptable to change, that survives. Charles Darwin. The growth of civilisation was made possible because every able bodied person is capable of producing more goods than they need for their own personal survival, bearing in mind […]

Happy pro-active new year – the Tories must go

In 1921, C P Scott, editor of the Manchester Guardian for nearly 50 years, wrote an essay to mark the papers centenary in which he wrote that the “primary office” of a newspaper is accurate news reporting, saying “comment is free, but facts are sacred”. He would likely have abhorred the present time where news […]

We are the revolution and it’s free

We are in the middle of a revolution that isn’t receiving the attention it not only deserves but which is growing exponentially and which has taken over the world. It’s not that it hasn’t been noticed or acted upon, it’s just that it needs more attention paid to it for its own sake, because it […]

Ah the sweet, cloying, stink of corruption

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,432 Friday 13 May 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Ah corruption. It’s a funny old thing, even the police couldn’t believe that the UK government could act against the best interests of the people. In one of my attempts to report the DWP for human rights abuses I […]

Life in the Virtual Panopticon

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,269 Saturday 28 November 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I am sure you know what a Panopticon is – ‘The Panopticon is a type of institutional building designed by the English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century. The concept of the design is […]

The curious celebrations of Magna Carta and the Tory feudal state

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,121 Thursday 18 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, In this year when we are supposedly celebrating the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta in 1215 the burning question in everyone’s mind should be, ‘who or what protects us from the state?’ Your government has set […]