How Britain’s National Health Service will be privatized – and how they will get away with it

    Recently, there has been an outburst of junior doctors in the NHS threatening to strike. This is rather telling. Whether or not you agree that the strikes are justified, it indicates that dark circumstances are perhaps befalling Britain’s National Health Service; a true national treasure since its foundation in 1945. There is never… Read More How Britain’s National Health Service will be privatized – and how they will get away with it

Why immigration isn’t the source of Britain’s problems

  According to a study by Oxford University’s Migration Observatory, around 75% of Britain believes that immigration is becoming out of control, with 56% wanting large changes to migration. Not only that, various polls show that immigration is the number one concern for British people, preceding over issues like the economy, austerity, education and housing. Immigration is… Read More Why immigration isn’t the source of Britain’s problems

Economic progress over justice – How Britain remains silent and submits to human rights abusers

Britain has recently done a deal with the devil, as far as some are concerned. They have struck a notable deal with China,; allowing them to build a nuclear plant in the South West of England, in partnership with France’s EDF Energy. A nightmare for environmentalists, but a blessing to both the British and Chinese establishments.… Read More Economic progress over justice – How Britain remains silent and submits to human rights abusers

Corbynmania – could it change the face of British politics?

Look at any period of civil unhappiness, and you’ll see the masses tend to flock to those who offer pragmatic solutions. Germany in the 1920s and 30s is a prime example of this. The country was in economic ruin during this period, and the leaders of the Weimar Republic had “given in” to its rivals… Read More Corbynmania – could it change the face of British politics?

Corbyn’s secret to popularity? He can connect with people, unlike the mainstream political elite

“Corbynmania” is surging in Britain. It appears that, despite the exhortation of the more moderate wing of the Labour party, who urged members that the party only has a chance of succeeding when in the centre of the political spectrum, Jeremy Corbyn has defied the odds. His presence has precipitated the rise in support for… Read More Corbyn’s secret to popularity? He can connect with people, unlike the mainstream political elite

The Basic Universal Income – would it ever be achieved, or is it simply a pipe dream?

In recent years, there has been a level of spirited debate on the issue of a Basic Universal Income. I myself in fact wrote an article on the subject last week, explaining how it would be feasible and how it could be a benefit to society – click here to view it. Many supporters of the… Read More The Basic Universal Income – would it ever be achieved, or is it simply a pipe dream?

Why a Basic Universal Income would be a huge step forward for society

A few months ago now, I read up on a revolutionary proposal, and have spend some time pondering over it since then. It was initially proposed in September 2013 in Switzerland, and  a referendum was actually triggered over it. The vision was to deliver a Basic Universal Income to all members of the public living in… Read More Why a Basic Universal Income would be a huge step forward for society