Friday, 14 May 2021

THOUGHTS FROM A JEREMIAH - HOW TO SURVIVE AND FLOURISH IN A PANDEMIC

     'We've had both our jabs now - we're alright. Panic over. Let's get back to normal. Book that holiday.'


Music to the serial liar's ears. That nasty man who wears the calculated mask cares only for himself. He is in the business of protecting and developing his power and status. If called on to justify his actions - and inactions - he would explain that his concern is to get the British economy back to being world-beating - or some such rhetorical emptiness. 


Johnson - a nasty and dangerous leader - thanks to the Guardian for this cartoon



The fact is our tiny economic 'recovery' this year is significantly lower than any other European country apart from Spain. Since 2010 and the election of the Tory-led coalition government that introduced the vile policies associated with austerity, the British economy has been under-performing and broadly stagnant. Austerity became the governing principle for our society in order to put the economy back on its feet.  That's what they told us. We're all in this together - a little pain now, but it will all be worth it. 

Well, the super-rich have done very well out of the last decade of stagnation. Much of the money created at the press of a button by those in charge of quantitative-easing to save the banks and the economy from

Monday, 3 May 2021

ADMINISTRATIVE MALFEASANCE COULD BE THE CHARGE AGAINST JOHNSON - SOCIAL MURDER BY ANOTHER NAME

My forthcoming book: Dying to Know - Running through a Pandemic is an angry work at times. Those who have read extracts recognize my fury at the actions and inactions of Johnson and Cummings when they were working as a team in unthinkable ways back in 2020.

Unthinkable?

Yes, unthinkable.

Here is Jacinda Ardern, explaining why:





And here are extracts from today's SKWAWKBOX that tell of another man's fury, directed at those guilty of social murder. Howard Beckett is being ignored by the mainstream media (MSM) as he makes his pitch to be the next leader of Unite, the trades union, and declares that Johnson and others should be brought to court to face charges of social murder since 150,000 lives have been lost needlessly in this pandemic:  


'Unite leadership candidate remembers victims of 'social murder' by government during pandemic and pledges legal consequences for Tory PM - yet 'MSM' ignores




Howard Beckett speaking at the May Day rally in Brighton a day or so ago

Unite general secretary candidate Howard Beckett - already the director of the union's legal and political affairs, as well as leading the fight in key industrial battles - made an extraordinary, but absolutely appropriate promise on Sunday to