Tag Archive: Economics

Why I’m Voting for Jeremy Corbyn

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I have in my hand my very red card. For the first time, in 52 years of life, I have formally joined a political party – the Labour party. It was an act… Continue reading

Why Are Things the Way They Are?

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I’d like to borrow your brain for a bit. Some of you are going to experience a desperate yearning to search out some porn, or read an article on the latest gaming console,… Continue reading

Freedom, Citizenship and the Fear of Domination

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I can pinpoint the moment in my life when I began to have a deep understanding of the concept of citizenship. Oddly enough, it came while sitting stark naked in a huge, domed… Continue reading

Criminality Under the cover of Religion and Ideology, and the Collusion of the Media.

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Lately, I’ve started to bristle every time I hear the word ‘Islamic’. It gets used a lot by the media, mostly by people who aren’t Muslim, have never read the Koran and know… Continue reading

Why You Should Worry about Ebola

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If you find yourself, at this moment, anywhere off the African continent and are not a health professional called to treat Ebola patients, the chance of you catching the disease is, at present,… Continue reading

Debt Ceilings and Democracy

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Democracy is both a powerful and fragile thing. There are many countries in the world with newly hatched democracies that struggle to really be democratic because of rampant and deeply entrenched corruption, because… Continue reading