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Mr Gould boasted that he instructed NHS workers to ignore existing UK legislation
Dying despot Rupert Murdoch launches pathetic and desperate attack on EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan
Deregulation doesn’t stand still. It is an attitude. With many manifestations. It moves. It’s multi-headed. Not faithful to any form. But in as much as you can describe it, it can adhere to communicative principles, for instance: This article appears in the Sun. Pay Fury is efficient signalling. Pay is a short word and Fury… Continue reading The Deregulator’s Guide to Mis-Framing Public Health
Why would UK-based “health entrepreneur”, ex-Goldman Investment Banker, Babylon Health CEO, Ali Parsa attend Butchers without Borders in Saudi Arabia?
AOC and Peter Oborne on the normalisation of political lying
It is testament to the Billionaire BBC and Press Baron propaganda machine that Letwin was lauded by thousands in Central London for appearing to block Boris’ Brexit and all the deregulation that will come with it, when nothing could be further from the truth.
Sajid (or Dom’s) splurge, Archbishop of Canterbury’s flip, & more
Behaviouralist Bants So I thought Skinner was the bad guy. The really mechanistic one. Or was it Watson? Who said we are basically all the same and that our feelings and personal stories don’t really matter. That there is no such thing as experience. That we are all automatons. The one who put his daughter… Continue reading Nudged in New Cross
Davos In the third series of House of Cards, the President (played by Kevin Spacey) decides to create a New Deal-type jobs programme. A Keynesian stimulus — just like America First. This week’s Davos World Economic Forum is the perfect chance for Trump to talk up his protectionist programme: Trump’s only attending to stop President Xi… Continue reading Genie in a Bottle
Rupert Murdoch prefers Marine Le Pen to Jeremy Corbyn as she is, like himself, a racist anti-EU campaigner. But if you forget about race and look at international trade and financial markets — her views are much more like Corbyn’s than Murdoch’s. She’s a protectionist. This is the same direction opportunist Theresa May is now taking when she… Continue reading British media prefer Marine Le Pen to Jeremy Corbyn DESPITE ALMOST IDENTICAL ECONOMIC ARGUMENTS
Defrauding Families in the UK The following story about overcharging at private care homes appeared on page 2 of yesterday’s Daily Mail – before the announcement of the ‘snap election’: Similar Strategy in the US This story has many similarities to the US Department of Justice’s investigation into US Health Insurer United Health’s pilfering of the American… Continue reading Head of NHS England Simon Stevens may be prosecuted by the Department of Justice for defrauding the US taxpayer of hundreds of millions of dollars
The following story about overcharging at private care homes appeared on page 2 of yesterday’s Daily Mail: This story has many similarities to the US Department of Justice’s investigation into US Health Insurer United Health’s pilfering of the American public purse in its Medicaid programme. The man who ran the Medicaid programme when UnitedHealth allegedly overcharged the… Continue reading Is recent UK Care Home Fraud case similar to multimillion dollar USA fraud perpetrated by Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England?
Before Brexit Nigel Farage wouldn’t have been seen dead with Marine Le Pen. But since “quitting politics” he’s already backed Trump in the US election and now he’s doing the same for the leader of the French National Front. Double Standards In the tenth minute of this 40 minute interview Farage asks Le Pen if… Continue reading Farage openly promoting Marine Le Pen
Are all Americans deserving of the right to healthcare? Yes — Universal healthcare systems should mean free access for all at the point of delivery, focused on protecting public health, and funded via general taxation. No — No-one should ever be forced to pay for services they will never use and no-one should be allowed to… Continue reading US Politics: Healthcare Debate
The Devolution agenda: Outsource the cuts. Outsource the liability for the much needed infrastructure spend. Overrule councils if they dont do as they’re told. Otherwise give them full freedom. Freedom to get into debt. To sign LOBOs and PFI deals. And interest rate hedging products. Embedded derivatives. Swaps. Bermudans. Callable. Floating Rate Notes. Inverse Floaters.… Continue reading Times: Housebuilding on Greenbelt signals a return to post war tactics
Double U-Turn Sarah Wollaston, chair of the Health Select Committee, joined the Brexit camp for a few weeks and then left it a few days before the Sun came out for Brexit. The government had previously relied on her statements in favour of TTIP in January 2015 before she then U-turned in favour of Brexit. No newspaper… Continue reading Dr Sarah Wollaston — the woman who backed TTIP & BREXIT
If the UK votes for Brexit, Dr Liam Fox, the disgraced ex-Defence Minister responsible for getting the UK involved in conflict in Libya and Syria before being sacked for Cronyism in 2011, could become Prime Minister. Is this really happening? Fox & NHS Tory Leavers now openly refer to Brexit as being our best chance of… Continue reading Disgraced Brexit Cheerleader for PM?
In March 2015 George Osborne handed Manchester’s unelected interim Mayor full control of its £6bn a year health budget as part of his flagship Devolution for Cities policy. .@cpeedell George Osborne signs Manchester & NHS over to Vampire Capitalists just before the 2015 Election. Sneaky. pic.twitter.com/ss01FUSBLu — Ranjan Balakumaran (@financialeyes) March 3, 2015 This gave… Continue reading Sadiq Khan to get same NHS powers as Manchester Mayor?