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Austerity? Not in Brussels

February 24, 2012 by


This is not another Eurosceptic demolition piece that would feel at home on the UKIP website. This is the plea of a concerned citizen, who believes that good governance necessitates an accountable elite, in-touch with the people they represent. Leaving aside for now the European Commission’s lack of democratic accountability, which is undoubtedly a significant […]

Rebels without a cause

December 6, 2010 by


Listening to a BBC podcast about Malcolm McLaren recently made me think about the connection between punk and Thatcherism. You may be thinking it’s absurd to tie these two seemingly disparate movements together, but underneath their obvious aesthetic differences and their claim to lie on opposite ends of the political spectrum, they channeled many similar […]