James O’Brien v “cretinous” Corbyn and socialist Sanders (video)


“Long-term economic plan”, “tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime”, “weaponise the NHS” – like it or not, in these days of spin rooms, soundbites and political PR advisers we have become accustomed to a certain style of political messaging. … Continue reading

We are not a meritocracy and there is no social mobility. Dominic Raab takes a beating from Owen Jones on the Daily Politics (video)


Yesterday our government produced its annual fig leaf for the UK’s all but non-existent social mobility. As ever, it made positive noises about how the UK should be and largely is a “meritocracy”. This inevitably followed a damning report into how social mobility … Continue reading