Author: Greejatus

Posted on: July 10, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

Social Security – A Bold New Approach

The costs of social security continue to rise with each and every year, maybe the time has come to utter the unutterable – should we be reforming social security.  Across the United Kingdom, it cannot be denied that we have an ageing population and one in which the ratio of workers to retirees is dropping with each passing day. Indeed, back in 1940, the income tax of 159 workers paid…

Posted on: July 7, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

The Long March to Boredom.

How the Left gave up on the Working Class & Poverty. “We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values.” Tony Benn A weak Conservative Party, presiding over high levels of unemployment in the post-industrial heartlands of the United Kingdom. A funding imbalance tipped against the working-class areas of Wales, the left of the Labour Party could be heard popping the…

Posted on: May 20, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

The Follies of Command: Why Labour UKs leadership may need to butt out of devolved campaigns.

There must come a time when one has to admit defeat. With defections of senior members of the Labour Party bedevilling them seemingly each and every week and an almost unending comedy of errors from its members, senior officials in the Labour Party must – at some point – come to the realisation that the music has stopped, and there are simply no seats left. Against an increasingly smooth operation…

Posted on: May 18, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

The Satanic Verses

….which may anger the clerics. Every now and then an item passes through the commons which is sure to set the pulse racing. This week, we’ve been treated to a few, with the latest seeing Labour Shadow Defence Secretary, Stalin1953, coming out in favour of the despotic Iranian regime. Here at the Spectator, we think it is the responsible thing to do to provide you, dear reader, with a cheat…

Posted on: May 18, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

Portrait of the Week

Press Ethics The Labour Party has found itself under fire this week after Shadow Chancellor JGM submitted a motion calling for the tightenig of ‘Press Ethics’. Prompting seven of the nations largest press organisations to attack the motion, and even seeing members of the normally uniformed Labour Party breaking ranks to lambast the motion as reckless. Whilst the furour surrounding the contraverisal motion died down with the commencement of anoher…

Posted on: May 18, 2020 Posted by: Greejatus Comments: 0

Three Horse Race: Why the Welsh Elections Matter.

Since the reformation of the Welsh Assembly, the Senedd has been on an uncertain footing with the rise and fall of the Welsh Liberal Alliance and the Welsh Labour Party dominating the goings-on of the Parliament. However, as recent elections have shown, partnered with the increased activity of other parties in Wales, the appetite for Liberalism and the Left seems to be drying up. Recent polling has shown a clear…