Chancellor’s family directly benefit from mini India Trade Deal
The changing nature of what does and doesn’t count as corrupt
A stalking register needs proper monitoring of whoever is on the list
Uk adopts Magnitsky “anti-corruption” Rules to steal money from smaller countries.
Government Reply to Committee on Standards in Public Life Few will read the Government’s reply to the Committee on Standards in Public Life and it is unlikely that it will be reported on. But it is important that someone looks at it. Could that person be you?
The Conservative Lord Jo Johnson, brother of the PM, and husband of Guardian “Windrush” Journalist Amelia Gentleman, has been voting in favour of the Government’s Domestic Abuse Bill and against a #StalkingRegister. The bill will make it more likely that immigrant female victims of domestic abuse will get deported if they report violent crime to…
Billionaire hired PM’s little bro immediately after ordering Boris to evade tax
From Driverless Crash to New German Green Leader
Westminster has no appetite for an independent candidate in Hartlepool
Rise of the Working Class Shareholder?
Synthetic Biology is the Answer I’m no scientist. But I think science is important. The open discussion of science is crucial in a free society. A matter of life and death. The society which does not permit open discussion of science is closed. We are edging toward totalitarianism. Last week we saw that audit firms…
Why England Is Conservative by Alfred Austin Because of our dear Mother, the fair Past,On whom twin Hope and Memory safely lean,And from whose fostering wisdom none shall weanTheir love and faith, while love and faith shall last:Mother of happy homes and Empire vast,Of hamlets meek, and many a proud demesne,Blue spires of cottage smoke…
Andrew Bailey is referred to in this FT piece as though he has some sort of track record preventing fraud. He doesn’t. For some reason, “comments have not been enabled for this article” Bailey was asked about lessons learned from the London Capital & Finance scandal. The scandal itself is barely mentioned in the article….
Woke This Way The Times of London tends to issue anti-woke UK Government propaganda from behind a paywall. A paywall that is thankfully not impossible to bypass. In today’s business section is the following offering: It is interesting to see the word ‘woke’ used when referring to the City. As if to imply that the…
A is for Apple, Anarchism, & Anachronism Luddites I miss the Luddites. Not the ones up in Nottinghamshire that broke frames. I mean the ones from a few years ago who were scientists against technocracy. Dave King ran the group. Very informative it was. They taught me about synthetic biology, fracking, biofuel, & cyborg technology….
The Government pays Deloitte to tell them how to tell the world that it is ok for the Government to pay Deloitte.
Over the course of eight paragraphs today’s Times argues that the jab should be mandatory for all care workers. It goes a little something like this (italics being The Times) : The Times view on mandatory Covid vaccination for health and care workers: Taking Care It is an unprecedented and controversial step. But ministers should…
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Standing Next to a Mountain
The boys and girls over at the State Department / Bloomberg must think the public believe anything. Their latest offering suggests the UK / US axis wants to place sanctions on Russia. This is due to chemical weapons usage and mistreatment of opposition leader Aleksey Navalny. Secretary State Blinken took to Twitter yesterday. Time for…
The Times has just published a story about the personal life of an academic who was held hostage in Iran for three years. I see no news value in it whatsoever. What possesses them to publish a story that simply is not in the British public interest? The Times is owned by Rupert Murdoch and…
A row is brewing over the Government’s apparent preference to appoint the notorious right wing newspaper editor Paul Dacre as Head of Broadcast Regulator Ofcom, with powers to police Independent & Social Media, and special exemptions for newspapers.
Critics decry naked political appointment of editor who has arguably done more to polarise political discourse than anyone except Nigel Farage
Were every Frenchman who claims to have been in the resistance be telling truth there’d have been no room for Nazis.
Bee-Killing Brexit Pesticide Wu Tang Killer Bees UK Government Launches Genetic Engineering Consultation
Right wing investigative reporter James Ball has attacked Julian Assange once again. This time in the Sunday Times. But is there anything new in his article?
Alok Sharma to run COP26 Great Reset Build Back Better Scam
We all know the press is able to play down the significance of one scandal and play up the significance of another.
Limitation, imagination, serenade me once again, dumbfounded by unbounded beauty, lovely plumage make good pen