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Irrelevance

At the time of the general election earlier this year, the membership level of the Labour party (which, despite protestations of the leadership and the media, has been at least centre-Right since 1995) was around 200,000. Four months later, and … Continue reading

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Tribalism, or: Divided We Fall

Britain is effectively a one-party state. That’s a bold opening statement, isn’t it? However, it is accurate, and I’m going to tell you why. We use a voting system known as First Past The Post. Under that system, the one … Continue reading

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Election Aftermath

That was the worst possible result from almost any perspective. From the perspective of anyone who cares about the environment, social justice and equality, economic recovery, the quality of life of the vast majority of people in the country (particularly … Continue reading

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Election 2015

I suspect you’d either have to be living under a rock or in a foreign country to not realise that the UK is going to have a general election in a few days. It will be the most important general … Continue reading

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Keith Ordinary Guy

http://www.keithordinaryguy.org.uk/ Dear Mr Cameron, I think the thing that shocks me most about what is happening in my country today at your governments unlovely hands is that we are being ripped off. What’s sad about that is that we’ve always … Continue reading

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Tipping

There appears to be an ever-growing culture of tipping serving staff in this country. I’ve got nothing against tipping as a whole, but I do feel that a tip should be a reward rather than an expectation. You get an … Continue reading

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There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

But there is, apparently, such a thing as a Free Ride, and there is a whole section of society who are after one. Can you guess which one? No, it’s not benefit scroungers, or immigrants (illegal or otherwise), or the … Continue reading

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