Why I won’t be on ‘Daily Politics’ again
When Crispin Flintoff was asked onto the BBC his cautious mind thought ‘this sounds too good to be true – and if it’s too good to be true then it’s too good to be true’.
The literary oligarchy is killing writing
With the staggering rise of wealth inequality and the increasing concentration of ideas and access to an audience in the hands of a few, largely elite writers, it’s the voices on the margins that need to be heard.
Gods and monsters
Western liberal democracies may emphasise the separation of church and state, but in practice their attempts to control the population are similar to the pre-Enlightenment days where human nature was seen as unchanging, private property ‘natural’, and the power of Kings a fixed, grand purpose designed and ordained by God. Much like the industrial revolution resulted in a grand transfer of power from feudal landlords to corporate grandees, it is unlikely that the establishment will be able to control the forces which Corbynism has unleashed.
Minimal Effort: Opinions!
In which Sir Fancy Mammoth and Proletariat discuss absolutely-nothing-stop-arguing-with-me.
Lee Camp just destroyed the entire establishment narrative about RT
After all the mainstream media’s fuss about the Trump administration’s “war on the press”, you’d think we would be hearing more than crickets from them as this same administration makes the shocking move of forcing RT America to register as a foreign agent. Luckily, as always, we can at least count on Redacted Tonight’s Lee Camp to rip all this bullshit to shreds.
Asleep on the pillow: Why we don’t get better government
Miyamoto Musashi, arguably Japan’s greatest Samurais, said: “To Hold Down a Pillow” means not allowing the enemy’s head to rise . . . you must always be able to lead the enemy about. The important thing in strategy is to suppress the enemy’s useful actions but allow his useless actions.” This is also, effectively, what our Federal Governments do to us, the body politic. Journalist, Mike Woodcock examines why we don’t get better government and what we can do to stop falling for the same gag.