Tag: Socialism

Reality On The Campaign Trail…

Emma Burnell (a campaigns and public policy professional representing Labour’s Socialist Societies, no less) gets a dose of reality: A few weeks ago, while canvassing in a marginal constituency, I knocked on the door of a man who had previously…

Are You Cooking With Gas?

Well, not for much longer, if the ecomentalists have their way… Householders across the country will be horrified to learn that, over the next decade or two, the Government plans to phase out all our gas-fired cookers and heating systems…

Nice Try, But No Cigar…

John Falzon on ‘inequality’: Disability advocates have long made the excellent point that the idea of “disability” largely depends on how we structure our society and our economy. If someone cannot walk up the steps we can decide as a society…

Gettin’ ‘Em Young…

It’s a tradition that dates back to the 1930s and it’s designed to give all children in Finland, no matter what background they’re from, an equal start in life. The maternity package – a gift from the government – is…