“Sydney Smith tells us that men seldom eulogize the wisdom and virtues of their fathers, but to excuse some folly … More
“A corporate world that evinced almost psychopathic disregard for human life”
In his book, Show me the bodies – Why we let Grenfell happen, Peter Apps writes: “Over a period of … More
The corpse of New Labour cannot be resuscitated “If Reeves and Starmer’s economics had been applied in 1945 the NHS … More
Big business: a force for exploiting workers and ripping off customers
Keir Starmer has said that “business is a force for good in society, providing jobs, prosperity and wealth”. This generalisation … More
An assault on democracy
The government’s draconian strike legislation has nothing to do with safety. It is designed to weaken the power of trades … More
New Israeli government – “not in our name”?
Debate rages in Jewish communities over the new Israeli government The electoral success of extreme right wing organisations in the … More
Supporting the monarchy is not compulsory is it?
You would imagine from the media saturation and the prostration of the politicians that it is not only compulsory to … More
In a previous letter I wrote about the impact of the huge energy price increases on domestic customers. Many will … More
Why compensate companies for their “outrageous” activity?
We understand that Keir Starmer is going to unveil a package of proposals in relation to the “cost of living … More
To prevent a social disaster, freeze energy prices
On a recent day trip I happened to pass a couple of people talking. “How are we going to get … More