When Free Schools began…

..we were told this was giving power to parents.  As someone who has never been to a school which wasn’t run by parents, governers and school management, this was a shock. As someone who has only ever seen privatisation eat what it touches, I was surprised this would be a by product. Strange to now…

The lies the press tell…

If someone had told me that 80% of the lies the press tell, they believe when they tell  them, I would never have believed it. The power of a self reinforcing social network, instead of accountable power structures.

The reason Fracking protest don’t work…

Because the Department for Energy and Climate CHange is a broker between the government and energy companies. Morons at the highest level have been convinced that Cuadrillas dodgy claims, are real enough to sacrifice Britains most important area of fruit and veg production. You can’t convince them with the argument, it needs to be pointed…

Headlines and market requirements…

For my lifetime this has guided social policy development. The press and the markets, and they know fuck all about what this country actually needs. As we are finding out.

Osborne’s report brings up surprising findings…

..we have an immigration crisis looming. lol. All Britain as a fortress stuff was ego, and dickswinging because we think we are a cut above, and cynical racist political manipulation. The Border Agency is a shambles because it is a public service entirely designed to pander to prejudice. Fortress Britain really only has power if…

Reassurance for those in Whitehall…

I know you knew, you shouted where you could, you warned, you undermined, and there has been a veritable war in Whitehall that seemed hopeless. Be reassured, you know these ‘cuts’ are not deliverable. You know how quickly things can change when you can’t stop them. You know they overshot. I’d sit back and enjoy…

Geithner knew about Libor

And we are still on Barclays. Added: When Libor broke, I applied my first rule of understanding the news. How high up was the first sacrifice. When the first sacrifice is a bank chairman, big shit is hiding behind it.  Mucow shoot out anyone? As the City of London gets filled up before flushing…