Interview with Owen Jones about his new book; The Establishment: And how they get away with it

http://newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2014/09/08/owen-jones-interview-establishment/[…]

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Planning Meeting

COME TO THE PLANNING MEETING
2pm
Friends House
173-177 Euston Road
 

Where we are at now.
There is a huge democratic deficit.  Political decisions are mostly the product of powerful economic interests. The 1% fund our political parties and our media. The views and opinions of the public on issues like the nhs, energy[…]

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DPAC We Love You #OccupyWestminster #SavetheILF

An insight to the hard work and organisation involved in arranging a protest with DPAC. Originally posted by http://theaccidentalacnarchist.wordpress.com/
 
A few months ago I was invited by DPAC ( Disabled People Against the Cuts) to get involved with a protest about the Independent Living fund which is due to be cut. With out this[…]

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NON-DOM TAX AVOIDERS

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to abolish the scandalous ‘Non-Dom’ rule, which allows wealthy individuals to avoid paying tax on their foreign earnings, while the rest of us ordinary mortals have to pay all our tax in full. This rule is long-overdue[…]

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SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Though there are undoubtedly many bitterly disappointed people at the outcome of last night’s referendum on Scottish Independence, I personally am nowhere near so negative, and in many ways think that how things have turned out may actually have been the best possible result for those[…]

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WE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY – THEY DEFEND FREE MARKET CAPITALISM

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
Yesterday a post was made on the website of the Centre for Policy Studies*, a right-wing think-tank that was set-up by Keith Joseph in 1974 to promote ‘Economic Liberalism’ – now more frequently called neo-Liberalism or Free Market Capitalism. Also counting Margaret Thatcher as one of[…]

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AUSTERITY AFFECTS LAW AND ORDER

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
The inevitable consequence of Free Market Capitalism is that society becomes ever-more unequal, as the wealth gap between those at the top and those at the bottom gets larger and larger. This happens directly (with salaries diverging, and wealthy people using their assets to generate yet[…]

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PRIVATE MONEY CORRUPTS DEMOCRACY

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week it was announced that a major Tory donor, Sir Andrew Cook, was threatening to cut his funding of the party if they pursued a ‘Hard Brexit’ in their upcoming negotiations with the EU*. Now many people may agree with his view as to what[…]

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FREE MARKETS JUST MEAN CORPORATE CORRUPTION

By Peter Dombi; cross-posted from Our Broken System
 
This week we saw yet another scandal involving our banking system, when it turned out that HSBC have not only been facilitating large-scale tax avoidance and tax evasion via their Swiss subsidiary, but have even been advising their wealthy clients on how is the best way[…]

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