The European Union – in or out?

The European Union – in or out?

The level of “debate” if you can call it that around the should I stay or should I go question of Britian’s membership of the EU has been conducted at a supremely infantile level. It reminds me of the kind of things adults say to small children to...

Treyvon murderer acquited

Treyvon Martins was a young black american returning from the shops with a pack of skittles and some iced tea; his mistake was to make his way home through white suburbia;his murderer has been acquited. Apparently it is self defence to hunt down and shoot a black kid...
If I was French….(encore)

If I was French….(encore)

We did a straw poll at work today, and 4 out of 4 of us were ashamed that we are not French! They know how to give a proper response to attacks by the wealthy (23 millionaires in the cabinet) on the rest of us.

The cognitive dissonance of the Big Society

I’m finding Government policy very confusing – the Big Society – it could be drivel, or it could be an idea we all really get behind. Who but the most confirmed misanthrope doesn’t want to be part of something bigger where we all pull together...
International women's day

International women's day

It’s International Women’s Day today, and i’d like to draw attention to the plight of an interned man. Jafar Panahi is an Iranian film director who has continued to make cinema shot in Iran that relates directly to the lives of her citizens, without...