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Category Archives: politics
Often we have to make decisions as a community; a family, a nation, a team. How do we go about it? Usually we will simply ask “what do you think we should do?” And then we will argue against the … Continue reading
8th June 2017 was so much more than just a General Election. I am writing this on June 9th with a joyful heart. I give thanks that Love, Joy, Peace, Kindness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, Patience, Goodness and Self Control are not … Continue reading
As a society, we decide what we value. Where do we want our work to generate value? Do we value our transport infrastructure, do we value our children’s education, do we value our police force, our armed forces, caring for … Continue reading
The one good thing that I have discovered from the Tory manifesto is an increased empathy with the writers of the psalms. They clearly had their own Tory party in power. Psalm 10 reads: “Why, Lord, do you stand far … Continue reading
Here is some data. It should be more powerful than rhetoric. Draw your own conclusions…
It should be very rewarding to be in employment. There should be dignity to providing for yourself, and knowing that you are making a contribution to society. There should be wellbeing associated with the knowledge of where the next meal … Continue reading
I have been married for 36 years. Others are not that lucky, and unfortunately many marriages end in divorce. Britain’s attachment to the EU is one such case. Our government is launching into negotiations with the EU. Let’s see if … Continue reading
It’s a pity that the country decided not to adopt PR for elections, the principle is good. It would avoid extreme right- or left-wing governments, which would be healthy. Under the single transferable vote system, if you vote for a … Continue reading
The Institute of Fiscal Studies says that “..wealth is distributed very unequally. One per cent of households have negative net wealth of greater than £12,000 per adult (the 1st percentile), while the 9th percentile is £0 so 9 per cent … Continue reading