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Your editor went for a job interview the other day – at a Higher Education public sector organisation which will remain nameless. One of the interview questions was “what issues are facing the Higher Education sector at the moment”. The correct answer was “the funding crisis”. Later (in fact at a second interview) he was […]

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In an ideological campaign driven by the interests of its owners the “free” (as in free-market) press in the UK is telling its readers that Labour under Corbyn represents some kind of radical fringe. This is not remotely true. The motive for this distorted picture is to maintain the gains for private capital secured to […]

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A Manifesto Summary The main aim is to reverse the idea of private wealth being the main agent of social and economic initiative and replace this with the idea of planned running of the economy. At the same time permit private initiative on a smaller scale – up to the level at which it does […]

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The political class constantly lecture us about how we have ‘democracy’. Democracy is used to justify foreign wars. (Entirely selectively since many of our allies are hardly ‘democratic’). It is used to sell the current political-economic system to the population. (Yes; you may be relatively poor but you are free). It is used as a […]

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