Before we talk about social grade or class and the immigration debate, we must talk about age.
Author Archives: Daniel Elton
Is Barack Obama as bad as, or even worse than George W. Bush?
This question has been asked by many liberals since the Prism revelations. One way to answer this question is to look at a range of policies (torture, detention without trial, regime change, extra-judicial killings), figure out which is the ‘Left’ position and the ‘Right’ position, and then plot where Bush and Obama belong on the spectrum.
The conflagration in Syria is in danger of sucking in the great powers.
“The proportion of people saying they were satisfied with the way the NHS is run has fallen from 70 per cent in 2010 to 58 per cent last year – the biggest drop recorded since the survey began almost 30 years ago.
Manufacturing’s strong rallying out of the 2008 recession, was killed stone dead at the turn of 2011, as effects of the government’s economic policies kicked in.
The Taxpayers’ Alliance’s tax plans involve cutting state spending to 33% – which is ludicrous.
Multinationals are using overseas subsidiaries to avoid paying tax – George Osborne is relaxing the rules to make the shifty manouevre easier to perform.
David Cameron may have to spend the next three years courting voters to his right, increasingly distant from mainstream Britain.
The roots of the co-operative movement lie in providing an alternative to unscrupulous providers; it was made for the fight against the energy oligopoly.