There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship.
“All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.” William Ewart Gladstone
Individual countries and indeed the entire globe is a multi-divisional corporation where executive politicians and civil servants manage day to day business. These people are the “faces” of the organisation(s) but, no matter how much they squabble, name-call and posture, they have no real power. In control is The Board of Directors, the actual “owners”, […]
Kick ass . . .
Some very strange things have been happening to me since I voted in the Referendum to Remain in or to Leave the European Union.
But I am anti evil-bastards Apparently, mention of Hitler in the same sentence as anything connected with Judaism is a clear sign you are anti-Semitic. It seems that lots of people who weren’t tainted by that particular spectre, now are. In fact, if the media is to be believed, every man Jack of us has […]
There’s an expression in the English language trumped up meaning false or unsubstantiated. A trumped up person is a jackass, a person who foregoes no opportunity to broadcast the image of superiority they hold of themselves. A loud-mouthed twit with notions of their own competence way above their capabilities. The moniker “Trumped up” seems to […]
No doubt about it, we are pathologically and obstinately drawn to liars. Every five years or so a bunch of fraudulent degenerates represent themselves as the very models of moral fortitude and put themselves up for election to sit in the Great British Parliament. Like discount market traders they scramble to display their wares in […]
“Who is it owns the right to make meaningful icons in our city spaces? Is it the citizens themselves or global corporations?” ~ Dr Richard Clay: Tearing Up History This painting is by two artists called Pichi and Avo. Since 2007 they have been producing stunning street art, infusing classical figurative detail with surrealistic spray-can […]
Goodbye brave world, it was good while it lasted and haven’t we done well though, us, the human species? With our brain power and free will we’ve managed to last a couple of hundred thousand years. I know it’s a few hundred million less than those brainless mega-cattle ~ the dinosaurs ~ managed but we’ve […]