Class War

iAnxiety; Apple, Misery, and the New Class Divide

Shaun Varga | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Shaun Varga

Therapy. You need to climb aboard that bandwagon, because all the indicators show that there has never been a greater demand for therapy. Did you know there is a worldwide increase in anxiety?

Tory Economic Policy Is More Akin to a Mass Experiment in Human Despair

John Wight | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

We are living in the midst of an economic meltdown, which as the latest economic figures reveal is being made worse not better by a Chancellor whose incompetence and mendacity is now beyond doubt.

The Tory Attacks on the Unemployed Constitute a Hate Crime

John Wight | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The cynical attempt to stigmatise, demonise, and dehumanise millions of people up and down the country, regardless of their personal or individual circumstances, surely ranks as one of the most vicious and brutal acts of any British government in living memory.

The REAL Threat To Society: The 50-Something Middle Classes

Jim Smallman | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Jim Smallman

Clad in tweed and carrying a wicker shopping basket, she looked like exactly the kind of person that the Daily Mail would use in an advertising campaign to drum up support for their publication: Despite a plethora of seats being available, she chose to sit next to me

2013 - When Injustice Becomes Law Resistance Becomes Duty

John Wight | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK Politics
John Wight

The potentiality, and perhaps inevitably, of 2013 proving one of the most socially convulsive and ugly in Britain's social history is very real.

Hunting the Poor - The Tory Bloodsport of Choice

John Wight | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Politics
John Wight

This latest attack on recipients of housing benefit and the born and unborn children of the poor are merely the latest in a wider and continuing class war, unleashed when this coalition government came to power in 2010.

Game of Thrones

Liam Thompson | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics
Liam Thompson

The Conservative Party Conference this week, as with the other two party conferences, was notable for a supreme lack of passion or insight. It seems that, faced with a world order in flux and a rapidly unravelling economic model, our political leaders really just don't know what to do. I for one would prefer it if they just told us this.

Let Them Eat Country Suppers

Adam Lee-Potter | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK
Adam Lee-Potter

We're all in this together? Not since Marie Antoinette's infamous "let them eat cake" has a phrase so neatly captured the class divide. For despite what the likes of David Cameron and his erstwhile chum, the former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks, might once have thought - we are blatantly not all in this together.

Picking sides: Rich v poor

Jonty Langley | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

Like the latest Mac, most centrist political parties and NewsCorp, 'class war' is a tool of the rich.