Category: Politics

A personal view.

Politics: Free for all markets

There has been for many decades now a blind belief in the “free market” as the way ahead. The simple lesson of history is that markets are inherently unstable and only work where they are controlled by regulation.

Politics: Brexit – project piffle

Remain campaigners, when laying out the likely consequences of Brexit, have often been accused of creating a false sense of calamity and fear; Project Fear. This despite the fact that most professional institutions agree that it could cause serious damage to our economy and the evidence is mounting that it will. Whether or not you … read more

Politics: Brexit and Democracy

There are those that say a win is a win, usually accompanied by; so get over it. However, this is not athletics where, however close the result, a win is indeed a win. Nor is it a general election, run on the “first past the post” basis in individual constituencies, where a win is a … read more

Politics: Bexit – the start

Much of the text of this first post was written in anger in 2016 immediately after the UK referendum vote to leave the EU. After two years of listening to the ill-informed mud slinging that has passed for debate over this period,  there is very little I would change. So I have posted here. The … read more