Category Archives: Politics

Has Social democracy Failed?

Has Social Democracy Failed Has social democracy failed, in Europe and the UK? It might be seen to have failed because by its very nature it allies the middle and working classes and offers improvements for both, those in the middle rise higher and so join the establishment class and those at the bottom also appear to be…
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Social Justice – The Diggers

The first time I heard Dick Gaughan, I was young and inspired to fight the injustice in the world.  The way he sang The World Turned Upside down, put a shiver on me, below is a 1982 BBC recording of Dick Gaughan singing this song. The haunting acoustic guitar and the idea the vision could linger on…
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Ideals and Ethics

Ideals and Ethics There is nothing wrong with ideals However what good are ideals when the all encompassing society of labelling  has taken over. Its the label that counts, the bag you carry not whats in it that counts. Its the quantity, the bling, not the quality, that means something. How loud or cool is…
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Public and Private

Public and Private I sat next to a guy, on the train,  working on his laptop and glanced at the screen, it was immediately obvious he was writing up a psychological profile, of someone, (oh yes the name was clearly visible) and he scowled at me when he saw me looking.  Surely this kind of…
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