Category Archives: Critique

CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 36.

Blaming the Victims – again! In the UK Boris Johnsons hasty and spurious pandemic ‘Freedom Day’ turned into ‘Freedom to Spread the Virus Day’ and has now eased the path for a ‘Blaming the Un-vaccinated Month’. This latter level of … Continue reading

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CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC – 35.

Are viruses mainly a medical or a social problem? In a previous Corona Virus Pandemic article (ie No 11 April 2020 on this blog) I pointed out the complete neglect in all countries of a strategy to prevent the outbreak … Continue reading

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CRITICAL RACE THEORY.

For those as yet unfamiliar with the term ‘critical race theory’ (CRT) I will attempt to shed some light upon the phenomenon and at the same time criticise it from a revolutionary – humanist perspective. For some time CRT has … Continue reading

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COINCIDENCE ISN’T ALWAYS CORRELATION.

In the UK the public are not being informed of the statistical evidence nor the modeling of them being used by the Conservative government to justify it’s decision to end compulsory pandemic measures here. The ill-thought out and erratic measures … Continue reading

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ONE HAN’COCK-UP AFTER ANOTHER.

The resignation of ‘cock-up’ Matt has finally happened. It is interesting to note what caused the suggestion to resign by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the actual decision to do so by his Health Secretary. It was not because of … Continue reading

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“LIONS LED BY DONKEYS.”

On Wednesday 26th May 2021, the title of this blog is how Dominic Cummings referred to the British Government elite during the the Corona Pandemic from February to September 2020. Leaving aside the insult to real donkeys, what he forgot … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING ISRAEL AND PALESTINE.

The dynamic and tragic situation in Palestine is difficult to understand if the fundamental causes of the conflict are not adequately understood. From the perspective of the average working person, the intractable dispute between the Jewish settler state and the … Continue reading

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THE BRITISH LOCAL ELECTIONS.

In the middle of any existential struggle to survive, it is to be expected that more people who choose to vote in bourgeois democracies, would vote for those who are the most active in implementing solutions to problems faced by … Continue reading

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ON READING CAPITAL.

Perhaps one of the most daunting challenges facing anyone interested in the progress of radical economic thinking over the last two centuries are the three considerable volumes of Das Kapital (or Capital). These volumes are based upon the extensive research … Continue reading

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‘LET THE BODIES PILE UP’

Whether or not Boris Johnson uttered the following sentence, “I would rather let the bodies pile up – than order another lock-down”, or something similar, back in August 2020, they do represent what has happened in the UK and elsewhere … Continue reading

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