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Trump: from democracy to tyranny

January 21st, 2017|constitution, Trump|1 Comment

So, Donald Trump is now President of the United States of America, and its Commander-in-Chief.

In his inaugural speech, Trump made no reference to his party, Congress, or any other means by which he expects to accomplish the […]

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Hammond fiddles while the economy burns up

November 23rd, 2016|Economy|0 Comments

We had to wait for elder statesman Ken Clarke in questions from MPs to introduce, ever so gently, a reference to the threat of recession. It was the first and last time even a hint of reality […]

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‘Global disintegration’ threatens world economy – and that’s the architect of deregulation speaking!

October 11th, 2016|Corbyn, Economy, Support|0 Comments

The vertiginous, downward spiral of the global capitalist economy is at last forcing itself into the consciousness of even its most loyal supporters and advocates.

Not the least affected among them is Professor Lawrence Summers.

You won’t find […]

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Brexit – a seismic event

July 15th, 2016|Support|0 Comments

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The Economist’s headline was ‘Brexit and the markets: a seismic shock’

Doomsday scenarios – warnings of its consequences – abounded: the British Pound will weaken,

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How to create our own future

May 23rd, 2016|Reviews|1 Comment

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There’s no shortage of critiques of capitalism these days, but realistic and inspiring proposals for the means to replace it with something better […]

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