Feel the pain

The British establishment has been spooked into revealing its true colours. Public figures behave like kids who have had their toys taken away. Petulance, histrionics and shameless blagging abound. Sites like The Canary and OffGuardian provide a splendid record of not so juvenile delinquency in the face of popular rebellion. Continue reading

Wild is the wind

The High Court in London will hand down a judgment of more than passing interest today. Mr Justice Foskett’s interpretation of a Labour Party rule will decide whether Jeremy Corbyn remains leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition in Westminster. Democracy hangs on the decision. The political elite – and the mainstream media – would like nothing better than to see the back of a man who threatens a comfortable consensus. Continue reading

An uncivil war

South Africans decisively elected the African National Congress to  power in five elections since 1994 – only to be fleeced in return. For more than a generation the government in Westminster – irrespective of configuration – has shamefully serviced an elite bent on looting the nation. It’s been a good time for One Percent and Co but the winds of change are blowing, home and away. Continue reading