Iain Duncan Smith, has been a failure and a liar, most of his life. Despite this, he has been put in charge of a department, and pursues a draconian regime against the less fortunate of the UK’s population. This is only possible, because we do not have a true democracy in the UK.
I would disagree with comment that UKIP has grown considerably. The media and especially the BBC, have given Farage and UKIP, disproportionately more publicity than they deserve. Whilst the Green Party, with an MP since 2010, a number of MEPs, control of Brighton and considerable influence in some other councils. Does not get the media response it deserves, even being denied again, a place at a leaders debate on BBC TV. It is not just Murdoch’s media empire that is an obstacle to true democracy.
The Group of twenty (G20) committed to finding a global solution for tax evasion after the financial crisis, and in 2009 it agreed to make arrangements for the exchanging of tax information between tax administrations around the world. In October this year the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G20 officially endorsed the automatic exchange of tax information between all OECD and G20 countries as well as major financial centres that participate in the annual meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes in Berlin. A status report on committed and not committed countries or jurisdictions and whether they will start reporting information in 2017 or 2018, is to be presented to G20 leaders during the annual summit held in Brisbane in less than two weeks. Australia along with thirty-eight other countries that include China, Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong have…
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One of the problems those fighting for action on climate change, consumerism and for a more democratic politics, is getting the general public to take notice. This press release from the BBC, about ‘The Century of Self’, a TV series which explores Freud, the PR and advertising industries. Describing how corporations and politicians have developed these tools to manipulate the public at large.
And of course, the political elite like to frighten people with the perceived threat from Muslim extremists, as an excuse for removing basic freedoms from the public. The blog below looks into a recent press release from Europol, which seems to suggest there has been an increase in religious inspired terrorism in Europe. Ylva Nilsson goes on the explain the report indicated, the increase in terrorism has been by separatists and left-wingers and not religiously motivated
The BBC has become so morally corrupt, it is no longer a news channel favoured by those seeking impartial news. It is time it had its license to broadcast refused.
Hypocrisy, hypocrisy, ever where I look nothing but hypocrisy and not a drop of truth to quench my thirst for truth. In acknowledgement to Coleridge.
I thought I would re-blog this article on the dismantling of the National Health Service in the UK. An end to universal care in the UK especially for the poor. We are becoming more like the US, where only those rich enough to have private medical insurance receive appropriate medical care.
And part two is about the British Broadcasting Company’s lack of news coverage of the privatisation and dismantling of the NHS. How the BBC is no longer an objective news broadcaster, but one that appears to broadcast ‘newspeak’.