The Future’s not what it turned out to be

Whilst we wait for big babies to blow up the world and the Earth’s crust to eat itself, maybe we should wrench ourselves away from our Facebook feeds for one last go at fixing things.

The future's not what it turned out to be

I’m pissed off at the future! Not the future that is to come, but the future that was to be. The one we’ve actually ended up with today.

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The Price of Partition

Congratulations to my desi brethren celebrating Independence over the next couple of days. And so they should, it’s a fine thing: Freedom!

India Pakistan

Freedom to practice our own corruption, oppression, subjugation, warmongering and to allow dangerous radical extremism to exist, develop and flourish, with a healthy dose of destructive propaganda.

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British Elections June 2017

Great to see haughty arrogance and complacency fall flat on its face.

Awesome to see hope and optimism galvanise voting, particularly among the young. No more need for grudging acceptance and stoic cynicism – things can change!

Election results

BTW Labour got 40% of the votes. In the previous election in 2015 it achieved only 30%. You have to go back to 2001 for the last time it got 40% which was when Blair won his second term! In fact Blair won his third term with only 35%. So that puts into perspective Corbyn’s achievement. Credit where credit is due.

Vote for the kids!

When you hold that ballet paper in your hand, stop and think, not about yourself, but about our kids.

Vote for the kids

We should all vote if we can, but it’s time to stop voting for our own selfish reasons and spurious loyalties, and instead to vote for the benefit of the country, it’s people and particularly, the young people. Because quite simply, our future is invested in them.

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Write him off if you must, but don’t ignore him

How is it we live in a world where all the political pundits tell us that a man who speaks of a just, fair, peaceful and hopeful future for us and our young has no chance of winning an election, whilst an out-of-touch, flighty, egomaniac focussed solely on strengthening her own power base (like her counterpart across the Atlantic) – to the obvious detriment of what we used to understand democracy to be – is a sure bet?

An old video sure, but please listen to this speech and then ponder that this is not a man that talks about conceited and contrived ‘strong and stable’ politics.

He talks about…

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