Labour 2.0

Jeremy Corbyn can win leadership contests, seats from the Tories, and British hearts and minds with barely any MSM help. The 2017 snap general election was clear – the British electorate trusts Jeremy Corbyn and no longer wants Blairite politicians who change their ‘principles’ to what they think the public want to hear. Where to […]

Who’s Really In Charge Of The Barely United Kingdom Right Now?

With British Parliament on summer holidays, historian, comedian and author Jem Roberts examines the strange days of the Arguably United Kingdom.  It seems a fair enough question to ask – who’s actually in charge these days? Can we just play arcade games until somebody is? And has the country finally turned a corner?

The Great Student Loan Disappearing Trick: Fake News About Fake Loans

UK student loans are administered by a wholly government-owned private company that is technically insolvent and cannot guarantee or compel repayment. Yet Jeremy Corbyn is now back-pedalling over Labour’s promise to abolish university tuition fees, when it could abolish student loans, past, present and future, with a phone call and a pen. 

The Socialist Mindset on Labour Law

Blindness of French labour laws When I was recently on holiday in the South of France the socialist government of Francois Hollande was obliged to take the unusual step of by-passing democratic means of getting his labour reform measures into law. He resorted to the rarely invoked “executive power”, to force through changes in labour […]