Tag archive for ‘Tories’
By admin On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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Prem Sikka: A new report show Tories will follow the misguided path of deregulation

Prem Sikka is an Emeritus Professor of Accounting and a Labour member of the House of Lords What kind of economic and social policies would the UK government follow in the post-Brexit world? Some clues are provided More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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Tories and ‘freedom of speech’: Defending establishment interests

The Tory government recently announced new regulations for universities and student unions, legally requiring them to protect and promote ‘free speech’. Under these plans, campuses in England will be overseen More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Are the Tories really ending privatisation in the NHS?

Despite the rhetoric of ‘taking back control’ of our NHS, the government’s leaked White Paper does not spell an end to profiteering, argues Caitlin Southern Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Tories don’t actually care about your child’s mental health – CounterBlast

The government is using fake concern about lockdown learning as a smokescreen to justify another risky reopening of schools, argues Sean Ledwith Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Tories in ‘panic’ over Scottish independence, as millions splashed on pro-union spending

The SNP has accused the Tories of panicking over growing support for independence – as new figures show the UK government is spending millions of pounds on pro-union campaigning. Newly released Freedom of More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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Poll: Starmer loses almost half of 2019 Labour voters – to gain just 3% of Tories

Johnson’s guilt in more than 100,000 needless deaths is not enough to persuade voters to back dreary Labour right-winger The latest Ipsos MORI poll suggests that Keir Starmer’s lurch to the right in More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Labour and the Tories Have Reduced Veterans to Instruments in the Culture War

Say what you want about arch-imperialist Rudyard Kipling, but his poem on Tommy Atkins, the mythological personification of the British soldier, captures in the final stanza something which must have nagged at More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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Think the Tories Can’t Possibly Paint Britain’s Pandemic Response As a Triumph? Think Again

One of the more optimistic claims made in recent months has been that Britain will undertake a thorough assessment of its handling of Covid-19 once the pandemic abates. Some argue this should, in part, take parliamentary More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Deja vu: Tories push to reopen schools before it’s safe…again – CounterBlast

Just three weeks after the government’s u-turn on schools, it is again pushing to do the same thing all over again, writes Terina Hine Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Michael Rosen’s letter on the Tories’ murderous ‘herd immunity’ that the Guardian wouldn’t publish

Rosen says what the ‘mainstream’ media won’t Michael Rosen (image: michaelrosen.co.uk) Author Michael Rosen, who came close to death last year when he suffered COVID-19 complications, wrote to More...