Tag Archives: Tony Blair

Hacking’s Just Fine (If You’re Rich)

Sheffield’s own Hallam University student Richard O’Dwyer this year faced extradition to the United States where he could have faced up to five years in prison for copyright infringement. His crime? He dared to use his entrepreneurial spirit to create … Continue reading

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Two Years On, It’s Still Labour’s Fault

It’s remarkable that the same Conservative Party that was the first to radically deregulate the City in the 1980’s and agreed to match Labour’s levels of public spending as recently as 2008, can actually come into power in 2010 blaming … Continue reading

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What Ed Said: Vol. 5

Tracking the barely-noted progressive arguments put forward by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. “Let’s take the big money out of politics. I hope Nick Clegg and David Cameron will come forward with their own proposals that say: ‘We’re willing to … Continue reading

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The War Party: Exploiting Deaths to Kill More People

For anyone who thought the New Labour project’s inner circle had machinated enough the last decade to cause bloodshed overseas, it’s worth pointing out that the current Conservative-led coalition in power in Westminster are happily perpetuating what has long since … Continue reading

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What Ed Said: Vol. 3

Tracking the barely-noted progressive arguments put forward by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. “It is patriotic to have an active government using all the means at its disposal to give competitive British firms every chance to succeed. That patriotism should … Continue reading

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How the Left Helped the Media Marginalise Miliband

In my first book I included a prediction that New Labour was an unsustainable election-winning machine that would eventually break down, fixed only by the progressive values that the party was founded upon. That’s what happened. When Ed Miliband became … Continue reading

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One for the Status Quo

Written for La Bouche I’ve frequently argued that entertainment media needs to be less violent, whilst news media ought to be more violent. The reason? Too often, action genres desensitise us to the effects of violence, and this is too … Continue reading

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Splatter Goes My Heart

“Viewers may find the following images disturbing.” It’s strange how we’ve often protected people from the horrors of reality, whilst peddling graphic fictional films to the public. On TV in 2003, we saw the illegal invasion of a sovereign nation … Continue reading

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