Monthly Archives: July 2017

History of Populism:

The people is sublime: the long history of populism, from Robespierre to Trump David Marquand, The New Statesman A spectre of populism is haunting the world’s liberal democracies. Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election, the narrow Leave majority … Continue reading

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The Phenomena of Time Consciousness

(excerpt) Hardial Bains (Circa 1967) The commitment of Socratic life is the individual acts on what he knows, today he goes into the future with the full conviction of his knowledge. He only goes into the future if he acts … Continue reading

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Bags of Rubbish Pile Up in the Streets of Birmingham as Bin Collectors Strike.

Hundreds of thousands of people are affected and collections have been disrupted for weeks. Refuse workers are set to strike until 1 September. From Friday, striking workers increased their industrial action from two to three hours a day. Workers are … Continue reading

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Health Canada: ‘Now they want to Market our Blood’:

Health Canada Gives Go-Ahead to Private Pay-for-Plasma Clinic in New Brunswick Protest in Halifax, March 24, 2016, demands province not allow sale of plasma and blood. Health Canada on July 24, gave the green light to private company Canadian Plasma Resources … Continue reading

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David Pugh: Keep Island Line in Franchise (KILF) Campaign.

26 July at 11:34 The Taskforce report has been released. Here is our response. ————————————————- KILF has warmly welcomed the recommendations from the Transport Infrastructure Task Force (TITF) in respect of the local train service. The campaign group met with … Continue reading

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Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants. The government introduced fees of up to £1,200 in 2013 to reduce the number of malicious … Continue reading

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British Monopoly Interests behind Electric Cars:

Car production is among the leading manufacturing industries in Britain. This is why it features highly in the growth targets in the Conservatives proposals put forward both in its manifesto and Queen’s speech, Given that this is the case, it … Continue reading

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