Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cameron Lies

Just like The Doctor, rule number one with David Cameron is; he lies. Police numbers are the latest, perhaps best way to illustrate this. Though there’s so many examples, I’m glad someone’s keeping a tally… Cheers Advertisements

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Blog – Lull

Bit of a lull in posting for now – working on some writings and such forth. Good article in the Guardian by Suzanne Moore about Michael Gove’s attempts to take education in the UK back a few decades… Cheers

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EU Referendum + Journalism

So David Cameron has declared he’ll hold an in-out referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, provided he wins the next election, and in a way that no way suggests putting party politics over the national good… Yeah, right… … Continue reading

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Media Check – £175 A Week

Media Check is usually my chance to lambast someone who’s written an article that I disagree with wholeheartedly and forensically take apart the article, providing facts and counter arguments to their points. Today though, I wanted to offer some praise … Continue reading

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Welfare And The Market

A typical Torygraph piece yesterday claiming the 1% benefit cap as the ‘moral’ thing to do. Aside from the obvious factual misrepresentations in the article* there is a clear misunderstanding of morality and the purpose of welfare present in the … Continue reading

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Media Check – God is a poor answer to the ultimate question

I don’t usually like to get involved in religious or philosophical discussions these days. I started a s Philosophy degree and decided that it wasn’t for me. As Marx said; ‘The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. … Continue reading

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This War on the Poor Hurts us all

“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” Warren Buffet Whether the issue is tax avoidance, welfare cuts, or general economic policy, a war is being waged in the UK … Continue reading

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