The fight against fascism

This Graun report confirms, again, that the EDL are running out of steam. In a political vacuum where many of their tropes are mainstream, they have been rejected. Like the BNP before them.  They will always have to go to a great deal of effort to maintain the appearance of support, and rely on anti-fascists…

To Do list for General Election 2010 winner.

Get rid of NHS Get rid of what remains of welfare state Create the necessary division between the City of London and the ECB Cripple local democracy Undermine confidence in national democracy   All done. All change now I expect. Maybe it is time to start treating ‘political’ debate as a source of obfuscation, and…

The end of the union?

If one was to completely ignore the nationalism and political debate around the issue of Scottish Independence. Look at the trend’s shown by the europe wide politics of austerity, financialisation and marketisation of the past year, and the relationship of those trends to the democratic crisis we are in. Look at that in the context…

Note to The Guardian

Re: this article about ‘Osbornes’ policies effect on women. The ‘cuts’ which disproportionately affected women were the welfare cuts, local authority cuts which were subject to political consensus. Gender inequality was to be exploited under the veneer of an expansion of social conservatism with Labour too(Blue Labour?).  If you could lay out precisely how Labour…