Category: Politics

Are Tories more dangerous than terrorists?

The most intrusive, disrespectful and deliberately obtuse regime in the era of modern democracy is wounded and has announced it’s plans to lash out at it’s innocent people in retaliation for the bloody nose it’s been dealt. Poor people burn

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Return of the May queen, again

The architect of the UK government’s assault on the right to privacy has been battered. Though the beast is mortally wounded, she is so obsessed with creating the legacy of a Benthamesque digital panopticon the she felt the need to

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Friends of Civil Liberties in Strange Places

Who would have thought that a champion of liberal values would emerge from the American Tea Party movement? Rand Paul, presidential hopeful from the right wing of the republican party in the United States, has successfully led a campaign to

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Return of the May Queen

It’s Queens speech time, the annual British spectacle of making an increasingly tired looking monarch read out her new prime ministers legislative agenda; an agenda about which professionalism demands she have no opinion. This year it included a promise to

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UK Election: What of liberty?

It was during this parliament that Edward Snowden provided incontrovertible evidence of the UK government’s active participation in an ongoing program of supranational surveillance state building. You’d have thought the fact that the United States routinely conspires with Whitehall to

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