Tag: building your socialist paradise

Rentseeking In Schools Now?

A survey of 6,000 schoolchildren has found widespread misconceptions about the number of immigrants and non-white people living in England, as well as negative attitudes towards Muslims and those born overseas. And who organised this survey, and were parents consulted…

Who’s Surprised..?

Ray Woolford from Lewisham political party People Before Profit organised the pre-election Deptford Heritage Festival, charging £25 for a four-day ticket and promising seven stages plus mystery celebrity performers who never materialised. It is claimed that many of the events…

An Army Of …. What?

Plumbers, heating engineers and meter installers should alert the authorities when they visit a “dangerously cold home” in order to help reduce the toll of winter deaths, new NHS guidelines say. Because the news that your gas fitter or plumber…

Get ‘em Young…

It’s a frequent theme in libertarian and right wing circles (pooh-poohed, of course, by the progressives) that the long march through our institutions is coming to fruition. This chilling little article in the ‘Guardian’ shows you just how deep the…

Oh, Yes, Do Put Your Trust In New York’s Legislation-Slingers, Ms Walshe!

Sadhbh Walshe (film-maker and CiF’s go-to gal for articles on how awful the US prison system is) is branching out, tackling the thorny subject of women’s pay ‘inequality’: To modernize Jane Austen’s famous line: it is a truth universally acknowledged…

A Follow Up…

My post on Henry Porter’s article about privacy concerns emanating from the development of technology garnered a lot more comment than most. And I was reminded of that post when reading Anna Minton’s article on the SBD award: Not long…