God, Harry and St George.

God, Harry and St George.

Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash For God, Harry and St George? Nationalism, Authoritarianism and Fascism in England.   When Nigel Farage talks about ‘picking up a rifle’ if Brexit is not delivered, do you cheer along with his audience? When the Queen is on the telly,...
The Old Lie 2

The Old Lie 2

On wavers of flags and shrouds. (Photo by Matt Briney on Unsplash) It feels as if this ‘blessed plot, this realm’, this encrusted blood soaked earth, is being shaken from beneath my feet. Those who are doing the undermining, appear to me as wide eyed frothing mouthed...
The sustainability of the NHS

The sustainability of the NHS

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash The neoliberal ideology of health care provision. ‘The problem with the NHS is not one of resources. Rather it is the system remains centrally run, state monopoly designed over half a century ago” (Direct Democracy p74). Amid the junior...
The Old Lie

The Old Lie

Tomorrow I will be wearing these medals given to my Grandfather, Thomas Goodman. They only came to light a few years ago. I wear them for his memory, but not to support the Imperial folly that was the 1914-18 murder. The memory invoked by the black and white imagery...
Why “I am literally a communist you idiot”

Why “I am literally a communist you idiot”

  Why “I am literally a communist, you idiot.”* What is a communist? The Danger of Fascism. Technology. ‘Unpalatable Truths’ Private Property and Bourgeois Property. There must be an alternative…. To be a communist… Appendix 1 Class. Appendix 2 Marx and Philosophy –...
‘Europe is dying’ is a fascist trope

‘Europe is dying’ is a fascist trope

Douglas Murray in ‘The Suicide of Europe’ argues that European civilisation based on Greek philosophy, the Judeo-Christian tradition and of the Enlightenment is ‘staring into the abyss’ and is doing so because of its own actions, why?   Mass Migration from Africa and...