Richard Murphy on Keir Starmer

3 May

Writing yesterday on his Tax Research site – see Starmer makes me despair – accountant, tax specialist and modern monetary theorist Richard Murphy has this to say: Keir Starmer was interviewed by the ever-affable Justin Webb on the Tory Today programme on … Read More »

The whataboutery of Simon Tisdall

26 Mar

Millions of its readers believe The Guardian offers critical, independent reporting that is different to the right-wing, billionaire-controlled UK media. But its limited coverage of British foreign and security policies gives a misleading picture of what the UK does in … Read More »

Gary Lineker? Or H.M. Loyal Opposition?

11 Mar

Guardian writer and former Independent editor Archie Bland today says: Linekerology is only prominent because, even if you think his comparison of Suella Braverman’s rhetoric to that emanating from Germany in the 1930s is excessive … (Not sure I do, … Read More »

Richard Murphy on UK capital flight

4 Mar

Keir Starmer’s belief that the private sector will be the salvation of UK investing is wholly misplaced. Large UK companies are the worst at investing. They look to financialisation for their profits, with innovation very much off their agendas. To … Read More »

Starmer and the victory of dark politics

28 Feb

Even the mildly socialist policies put forward on Jeremy Corbyn’s watch were too much for Britain’s rulers. Aided by the most vicious campaign ever waged against a party leader, in which every wing – liberal as much as conservative, ‘quality’ … Read More »