I need some help. Please Retweet.

Hi. This isn’t a post discussing anything. Basically I need help. In the past three weeks I have been approached by 3 people in real world, who have had notices their Employment Support Allowance is being stopped. Not one of them is fit for work, …

If the anti-cuts ‘movement’ is to have any point at all….

This blog post appears in full here:on @hackofalltrades blog. This blog is a partial departure from the norm here. It’s a response to a period of change in the UK that I saw play-out once before in Canada and feel needs to be fundamentally challen…

Text of Judgement against Julian Assange in full.

Here is a text of the entire Assange judgment. Please pay particular attention to the details of the alleged offences. The attempts to discredit and smear the accuser and her representation, and the attempts to mislead the court. I don’t know if A…

Great Post on Food Speculation not by me…

THis post can be found here. I know what your next blog should be about”, David said, twisting his pint of stout between two hands like it was a delicate piece of Lalique crystal. “I don’t do requests, dear” I replied in my best Bette Davis voice….

Is journalism really threatened by ‘Citizen Journalists?’

There seems to be an orthodoxy developing. Journalism is under threat, by bloggers. ‘Citizen Journalists’. People on the ground who don’t understand the skills involved in journalism. We are apparently threatening the future of the news organisati…

Supply Side Jesus!

Supply side Jesus. Everything you ever needed to know about Supply Side Jesus and right wing christianity.

Why am I always beating up on Labour….?

I just got another email asking why I am always beating up on Labour. Well, here it is. Whatever the soundbites might be leading people to believe, the Labour manifesto was a hairs breadth from the Conservative’s. In the weeks preceding the electi…