Monthly Archives: July 2013

UKIP Observations

So much has been written on UKIP. I never got round to it till now,  but hope to bring at least something original to the subject. Now seems a good time as we’re free of pre and post election hype, … Continue reading

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“Middle Class Lefties” & “White Working Class”

Class is never far from the surface in UK politics and culture. This isn’t another piece about the ever fluid interpretations of “class”, but 2 class based expressions in common use that really need a going over. i) “Middle Class … Continue reading

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Murdoch : A Modern Myth.

In the wake of the latest Murdoch tapes, a Channel 4 News report stated as fact that Rupert Murdoch was “humiliated” over the hacking affair. Humiliated to show up for a couple of hours before going off to enjoy his … Continue reading

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MP Pay Is A Distraction – Don’t Be Fooled.

MP pay is getting lots of attention and anger at the moment. Systemically this is something you are allowed to be angry about – a sanctioned pressure valve. Don’t fall for it. You can almost tell it’s not that great an … Continue reading

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