These posts are the top ones, by month, as judged by page views, on this blog in 2016. Happy holiday to everyone.
Survey Finds that Every £1 Invested in Parks and Nature Reserves Delivers Over £50 in Social Benefits
Joel Kovel too talks about the rupture of ecosystems wrought by capitalist production, and of course human beings are ecosystems themselves, and by being placed in what is an alien environment, the daily struggle to earn money, just to survive, causes much mental ill health, stress, depression etc.
Now DWP Bullying Disabled Staff as well as Claimants
The DWP appears unperturbed by these findings and in a twist of the truth claims, that the result reflects their efforts to get civil servants to report these incidents, so really they should be congratulated. You really couldn’t make it up.
Why Greens Should Vote to Leave the EU
I am equally unimpressed by the absence of explicit anti-capitalism, for me such is integral to Green politics. Despite this important absence, policies like genuine decentralization and self-sufficiency would genuinely undermine the EU if implemented, but the fact the Green Party don’t either realise or accept this is unfortunate.
Cameron is in the Panama Papers Scandal up to his Neck
The Prime Minister is not having good time of it at the moment. What with the ever widening split in the Tory Party over the upcoming referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, now the leaked Panama Papers, show that his late father was a director of a company registered in the Bahamas to avoid paying British tax.
The EU Referendum Campaign Debate is Dismal
As we enter the final four weeks of the European Union (EU) referendum campaign, the public must be in despair at the ridiculous arguments espoused by both sides of the debate.
Labour Party Coup – Blair is responsible for Brexit, not Corbyn
Almost as soon as Jeremy Corbyn was elected as the Labour Party leader less than twelve months ago, Blairite MPs have been plotting to overthrow him. It has only been a matter of timing when the daggers will be drawn, not whether they would be.
Interview - Jonathan Bartley, Green Party Co-Leadership Candidate
We have to open up our political system to many more people. It’s no wonder it is so out of touch. Job sharing is just one way of doing it, but it’s an important one. And I hope that we can blaze a new trail in this respect.