Tag Archives: Russell Brand

The Politics of who met who


The papers are in uproar, because Miliband has openly met with Brand. This is apparently evidence that Miliband is unfit to be our next Prime Minister. What we don’t know is how many wealthy donors, trade unionists, industrialists or newspaper moguls have … Continue reading

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You have the right to remain silent …


Earlier this week I swapped twitter comments with someone tweeting on behalf of a local political association. They were criticising the sitting MP from another party for comments he was deemed to have made. These comments raised doubts about the … Continue reading

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Join me in changing the system


“If you don’t like the politicians you’ve got, kick them out and elect new ones, if you don’t like the political system, then change the political system” Nicola Sturgeon MSP “Give us the hard time we deserve to make sure … Continue reading

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Democracy in 4 takes


November 5th celebrates the saving of Parliament from Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. However as I was told last night, every year the security teams which protect MPs, Peers, Staff and their visitors carry out additional checks in the parts of the building that Guy … Continue reading

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Consultation deniers


The timing of the Newsnight interview with Russell Brand and this piece of analysis by Mark Easton of the BBC could not be more inconvenient for the Government and for Parliament as a whole. While Russell was explaining his desire for a … Continue reading

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The Brand Manifesto


Last nights Newsnight interview between Jeremy Paxman and Russell Brand on the  failure of the UK Political System is a worthwhile watch if you can spare 8 minutes, I have included it below in case you do have the chance to do … Continue reading

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