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American Democracy Is a Shitshow

Arun GuptaInformation Clearing House American democracy is a shitshow that is insightful only unintentionally and captivating only in its grotesqueries.In the late afternoon of day three of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, media...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 24, 2016

Electoral reform

I regularly write about the need for a reform of our democratic processes and structures. With one or two notable exceptions, most people I speak to about these things, and most people who respond to my blogs and postings agree … Continue readi...
by IanChisnall on Jul 23, 2016

“Black Lives Don’t Matter!”

This idiot thinks he can become white by kissing white ass! Western governments do not value the lives of the poor and underclass worldwide, they kill them off like bugs! Being poor and black in America is equivalent to being a non-person! The Britis...
by Seven Spheres on Jul 22, 2016

Small Business regulations

The debates in our media regarding how much impact Brexit has had on our economy have focused almost exclusively on the value of the pound compared to the dollar and Euro and the performance of stock market indexes such as … Continue reading &#...
by IanChisnall on Jul 22, 2016

Not a great start

Some of the choices made by our New Prime Minister as she assembled her Cabinet over the last few days are already showing signs of strain which is of concern to many people including myself. Perhaps more importantly, these problems … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Jul 21, 2016

Accountability is needed

The morning after the vote by UK electors to leave the EU, Boris Johnson stood alongside his then friend, Michael Gove. The two men were seen as the public face of Vote Leave and they each gave a speech which … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 20, 2016

Does it Matter what Rabbi Yigal Levinstein Says?

 י״ד לחודש הרביעי תשע״וThis post was prompted by Tomer Devorah's The Rabid Dogs Have Been Turned Loose. Not only do I read everything she posts, but as you can see, her blog is one of the few I recommend on Esser Agaroth.Let u...
by Esser Agaroth on Jul 19, 2016

Brexit & Turkish Coup

Back in 2009 us Confusionists started to talk about how in spite of all the confusion sowed by those that control society, people would start to see how things really were. The recent cases of Brexit and the failed Turkish coup are good examples of t...
by Confusionism on Jul 19, 2016

Dangerous Honesty

Yesterday in Parliament an SNP Member of the British Parliament, George Kerevan, asked the new Prime Minister a very simple, if provocative question: “Are you prepared to authorise a nuclear strike that could kill hundreds of thousands of men,...
by IanChisnall on Jul 19, 2016

Kilburn Regeneration Ploughs On

Brent Council has another report on the transformation of South Kilburn.  In many ways there are good sides to this, but it concerns me that there appears to be no public debate about it.  Talking to people in the area, there seems to be ju...
by James Powney's Blog on Jul 18, 2016

Food waste – time to write

Last Monday Parliaments Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee launched an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. They have invited people to write to them over the next few months with a &...
by IanChisnall on Jul 18, 2016

A new week in Politics

Tomorrow our new Prime Minister and her Cabinet will lead the members of the House of Commons in a discussion and a vote that is a throwback to a time long before the vote to leave the EU and the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 17, 2016

A grim fairytale railway

Overnight Claire Perry MP, Rail Minister has resigned from the Government, for reasons she has not yet disclosed officially. According to this article she told friends “she could not face working for another secretary of state” and few outside th...
by IanChisnall on Jul 16, 2016

כמה יהודים שווים יותר מאחרים/Some Jews are Worth More that Others

ח׳ לחודש הרביעי תשע״ושמאלנים פצעו את בן ארי: "ואיפה השב"כ?" פעילי שמאל קיצוני רעולי פנים, תקפו בגז מדמיע, תהלוכת תמיכה באלאור עזריה • ד"ר...
by Esser Agaroth on Jul 14, 2016

A tough democratic challenge

Three weeks ago today each of us over 18 had one vote to cast in a simple decision making vote, whether to remain or leave the European Union. We all thought we knew what to expect. According to Michael Gove … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 14, 2016

If the Labour Party Splits, What is the Future for a Progressive Electoral Alliance?

The Labour Party Right, quite correctly were foiled in their attempt to keep the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, off the ballot paper for the upcoming party leadership election. The rules for a leadership contest when no vacancy exists, are pretty clea...
by London Green Left on Jul 13, 2016

Why is Sussex being isolated?

The challenge which many people in the South East are currently facing in the light of a collapsing train system is a matter of great concern. Along with regular commuters, those of us who occasionally travel by train and whose … Continue readi...
by IanChisnall on Jul 13, 2016

MEP highlights Tory hypocrisy on worker and shareholder representation

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West,  has slammed the Tories for hypocrisy over worker and shareholder representation and rights. Theresa May has today promised to ensure that workers are represented on company boards and that shareh...
by wembleymatters on Jul 12, 2016

Brexit begins to take shape

Over the last few months there were numerous promises and indeed a number of patronising statements made by people arguing for us to leave the EU, ridiculing the idea that our access to European markets would be ended just because … Continue re...
by IanChisnall on Jul 12, 2016

More on Cllr Tayo Oladapo

Tomorrow's Brent Council meeting will have a report on the sad case of former Cllr Tayo Oladapo.  The account in the report does not strike me as easily compatible with the account given in the Evening Standard.  The information comes in th...
by James Powney's Blog on Jul 10, 2016


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