tony blair

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Labour: “things must change in order to remain the same”

The phrase “things must change in order to remain the same” from the novel “The Leopard” by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, is particularly apt when considering the Labour Party’s relationship with the bosses and their lackies. It suggests that in order for a society or system to maintain its current state, it must adapt and … Continue reading

Blair on Iraq – an unconvincing apology

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair was the most high-profile foreign ally of former U.S. President George W. Bush in supporting the Iraq invasion. Blair is now reviled by most thinking British people and criticism and accusations follow him wherever he goes. His legacy is clear to see. Iraq is riven by sectarian tensions and … Continue reading

Distributism as a means of achieving third way economics.

“Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it’s the other way around.” Introduction AT THE beginning of the 21st Century of the Common Era, following the collapse of the Soviet Union and with it the political credibility of state socialism, we are daily confronted by those who claim that these events are a vindication of … Continue reading

Tony Blair at the Trough

Financial giant Zurich has hired Tony Blair as an adviser for an estimated £2 million a year. This comes on top of his £2.5 million-a-year job with Wall Street investment bank JP Morgan. Good to see that Tony will not be forced to live on his meagre pension of £64,000 (although that does double when … Continue reading

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