Posts tagged "david cameron"
London: The Modern Babylon - review

London: The Modern Babylon – review

‘Which is the greatest city in Europe?’ ‘Without doubt the capital of my country, London’ ‘What a city! Why ‘tis Babylon! How rich the most honoured man must be there!… And Paris; who is the richest man in Paris? ‘The brother, I believe, of the richest man in London’ Benjamin...
Burma on an irreversible path towards democracy

Burma on an irreversible path towards democracy

As has been more than amply evidenced in recent months and years, the final days of oppressive, regimes are very often ugly, uncertain, and deadly. An unwillingness to change with the times is characteristic of tyrannical regimes, whose leaders’ fondest fantasies seem to be the eternal prolongation of their final...
Alex Salmond: The Charismatic Leader

Alex Salmond: The Charismatic Leader

Entering the New Year with a swag bag of political awards, the Scottish Robin Hood, Alex Salmond is out for yet more fragments of British power to piece together his new Scotland.  And, undoubtedly, it is with this mix of irony (The Times’ Briton of the Year) and merit (The...
#1 - On Your Marks

#1 – On Your Marks

In reply to:                           Steve Bell, The Guardian 23/02/2012 Cartoon to the Editor is a graphic realisation of Letter to the Editor, where our resident cartoonist, John Mcloughlin responds to newspapers and magazines’ political cartoons. More to follow....
Resolute workers have leaders on the ropes

Resolute workers have leaders on the ropes

Union leaders say that two million people were involved in today’s strikes. Tens of thousands of people marched through London’s West End and numbers grew as union members left their picket lines to join the main rally that ended on the Embankment, in sight of the Houses of Parliament. Their message...
Greed or Grievance?

Greed or Grievance?

Broken Britain, the often repeated phrase of David Cameron’s 2010 election campaign already receives groans at press conferences up and down the country. This phrase, the Prime Minister’s byword for Britain’s social and moral decay is hackneyed and fraying; exhibiting the ruin of the very subject that it describes. But...