For gods sake don’t mess up the Olympics…

If you don’t, this kind of shite goes under the radar…. Privisation, the transfer of public assets and power to private hands, with no accountability. Which is fine for the undeserving but not for the Olympics…

My response to Polly Toynbee-dedicated to my mum.

@pollytoynbee¬†having watched Serco long before 2009, I would say that that comment is as ignorant and exploitative as everything else you write. You waved in privatisation and institutionalised slavery.It works you said. By 2009, noone with more than a passing understanding of privatisation could have made those comments in an in house Serco magazine. Same…

The vultures circle…

Insurance companies brace themselves for the boon of the NHS sale. Quick note, this was not the mean old tories. The NHS is a bloody large and very complicated organisation. Took about 30 years to get here.

What do you advise?

Your friend visits, he is visiting to tell you his mother died. This is after 4 years, in which he was full time carer for his parents, his father died a year and a half ago. He tells you, and you listen, and you cannot grasp how your friend is going to redefine his life…

Mic Wright on Square Mile relaxation techniques as a sign of our times.

Orginal here(was going to write something but this is better). Kudos to Square Mile magazine for really embodying the City’ Bankers currently have the worst PR strategy since Fred West endorsed patio installations. It’s lucky then that Square Mile magazine, the glossy toilet magazine of choice for the men and women of the City, has…

Border Agency

The Border Agency cannot perform, ever. They are an entire public service designed only to pander to political narratives. They exist to appease you and play to your fears and prejudices.¬†This is how they treat children. I have had some contact with the Border Agency, when you conduct age assessments on asylum seekers they work…

Ah, but our old poverty vulture couldn’t have the cush salary, the power and feel nice…..and it’s all about Polly, Jones and Hundal feeling nice. Until everyone asks why they were busy shouting at the poor to shut up, as a programme of privatisation so huge it cannot be delivered, and undermines democracy, is attempted….