The Revolving door from Westminster to the Boardrooms allows the Bankers and Energy companies to make the rules.

By Paul Knaggs -September 2nd There’s a Revolving door from Westminster to the Boardrooms of the Banks and Energy companies, that’s why most politicians will always protect the oligarchy over the people.We will never get true representation with MPs working towards the common good while ever they have external influence that rewards them while in […]

The illusion of evidence based medicine

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o702 (Published 16 March 2022) Jon Jureidini, research leader1,  Leemon B. McHenry, professor emeritus Evidence based medicine has been corrupted by corporate interests, failed regulation, and commercialisation of academia, argue these authors The advent of evidence based medicine was a paradigm shift intended to provide a solid scientific foundation for medicine. […]

My Pension nightmare

I’ve long been worried that my pension fund is under attack, I see new directors that are ex goldman Sach and incompetent trustees. Investment companies like Blackrock and Goldman Sach have been using their funds like giant piggybanks to gamble on risky schemes. And here’s the proof! Wall Street Is Fleecing a Bunch of Teachers […]

Who are these people in labour?

https://jacobinmag.com/2022/04/keir-starmer-labour-party-uk-financial-support-antisemitism-trade-unions In January 2022, Labour’s shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves told the Financial Times how pleased she was to see declining levels of participation in the Labour Party: Reeves said that a drop in Labour membership, which has reduced the party’s income, was a price worth paying for shedding unwelcome supporters and removing the “stain” of […]

No, the War Isn’t an Excuse to Treat Russians as an “Enemy People”

BYLABORATORY OF THE Future : Jacobin Magazine https://jacobinmag.com/2022/04/russia-ukraine-war-putin-nationalism-propaganda-class Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has opened the floodgates for an outpouring of nationalist hysteria and hatred against a supposed enemy Russian people. Even in countries far from the front line, the war is driving an ugly dehumanization. One epidemic barely had a chance to draw to […]

We Have New Evidence of Saudi Involvement in 9/11, and Barely Anyone Cares

BYBRANKO MARCETIC Jacobin Magazine https://jacobinmag.com/2022/03/911-revelations-saudi-arabia-al-bayoumi-bandar-bush The FBI has quietly revealed further evidence of Saudi government complicity in the September 11 attacks — and nothing’s happened. There’s a lot going on in the world right now, so it’s not surprising some news slips through the cracks. Still, it’s amazing that explosive new information about an allied […]

We need people’s solidarity with Ukraine against war, not the fake solidarity of governments

https://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2022/03/21/we-need-peoples-solidarity-with-ukraine-against-wat-not-the-fake-solidarity-of-governments/ Shaun Matsheza and Nick Buxton of TNI spoke to two activists on the editorial board of the left Commons journal that explores and analyses Ukraine’s economy, politics, history and culture. Denys Gorbach is a social researcher currently doing his PhD in France on the politics of Ukrainian working class and Denis Pilash is a […]

These Are My Principles, If You Don’t Like Them I Have Others

Rachael Swindon March 06, 2022 https://rachaelswindon.blogspot.com/ Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle. Amen to that, Fred.That has been quite a week. The government is sanctioning Russia, apparently, although I still don’t understand why they manage to sanction a benefit claimant […]