Thursday, May 25, 2017

US Muslim Ban – history can’t be allowed to repeat itself

It almost feels like we are living through a chapter of history that we’d left behind. A minority is blamed and targeted, and most...

Have we lost the ability to care?

I voted for Brexit. I wasn't alone. In fact, I was in a majority, but now I feel that something wasn't, and isn't right....

Labour Party Split: a matter of when, not if?

It won't be good for democracy, or for those already struggling after years of ideological austerity, but a Labour Party split seems more and...

Trident: Does it push your button?

The politics of the Trident programme have been used as a political football and used to play on our fears for years. Now more than...

The Conservatives: The Party of Joy

So far, the Conservative Party Conference has been a wonderful time for joy-seekers – a nonchalant, soothing, friendly amble through the world of politics....

NHS ‘has busiest year in its history’

It's worth reading the article by Health Correspondent Nick Triggle on the BBC News website (see here.)  It is indeed worrying for the service...

Jo Cox: The murder of an MP

The death of MP at the hands of a man alleged to have been shouting "Britain First" while going about her Leeds constituency business has...

Are the Tories about to self-destruct?

In the wake of a post-budget rebellion, EU splits, and the resignation of the Work & Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, are the Tories about...

NHS weekend working: the inside story

Let me give you a bit of personal history.  Apart from writing, I have been a freelance management consultant these past 23 years, the...

David Cameron: Achieved little, hurt many, and fractured the nation

David Cameron will likely be remembered by the history books as the man whose actions led to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union,...