As some followers of The Multicultural Politic, are aware, every now and then I translate the waffle and guff spoken during Prime Minister’s questions into ordinary language. The words in quotes are literal, everything else is inferred by me.
DISCLAIMER: This is only for fun not an accurate reporting of the event.Read more →
Southwark Trade Union Council presents: Southwark Unites against the Emergency Budget at the Salvation Army Community Church Hall, 1 Princess Street, London SE1 6HH on Monday 19th July 2010 at 7pm.
The Coalition Government have declared war against working people and the poor. Despite attempts to dress up the budget as “progressive”, independent economists have given […]Read more →
by Chuka Umunna
So now we know: the action being taken by this Lib-Con government in the name of deficit reduction will cost at least 1.1m jobs across the public and private sectors. How do we know this? Because theÂ Treasury says so, hence today’s big story.
But far from the media circus, a new deficit is growing. […]
By Majeed Neky
Having stood in the recent local elections and still catching up on sleep, Iâ€™ve spent more of my last few weeks than Iâ€™d have liked defending the coalition (a colleague even suggested that I allocate ten minutes for general abuse about the actions of â€˜myâ€™ government at the start of each day, just […]
So two weeks in, Osborne is able to keep his pledge on making Â£6,000,000,000 of cuts this year. Well what he has announced proves that he is actually making Â£5,700,000,000, as he is “redirecting” Â£500 million, which means he is Â£300 million pounds short of his pledge.
Whilst the city and business leaders have applauded the […]Read more →
From Jon Bartley on Ekklesia
So despite David Cameronâ€™s promise on national TV to meet with the parents of disabled children who attend mainstream schools, andÂ Channel 4â€™s FactCheck which showed that the PM didnâ€™t know the contents of his own manifesto with regard to the treatment of disabled children, the Lib Dem-Conservative agreement has taken on […]
At last, someone’s come up with a clean, decisive system for holding elections. The way it works is everyone has a vote, and then the management of British Airways and a judge decide the result. They’ve tried this method with the ballot for a strike amongst cabin crews, who voted 7,482 to 1,789 in favour. […]Read more →
This post was originally posted as a comment to the previous article:Â “Britain’s New Politics: The Clameron Government”.
That was a totally biased and negative article, and one that fails to mention some of the significant and excellent reforms/policies that are coming, many of which might well be considered â€œLeftâ€ and many which might never have […]Read more →
This was written (and amended as the day unfolded) on the day David Cameron became Prime Minister, for The Independent, but didn’t go in the paper.
The mayhem of the last few days seemed as if it would go on and splendidly on. Iâ€™m still half-expecting that by tomorrow morning the Lib-Dems will be holding talks […]Read more →
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