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Dave Middleton blogs as The Unrepetentant Socialist
Time to save our NHS
It will probably not surprise anybody who reads me regularly to know that I am not a supporter of the Royal Family. In 2019, the latest figu...
Are we finally on the ‘eve of destruction’?
In this week’s Socialist Hour I started by using a song by Barry McGuire called the “ Eve of Destruction ” to discuss the current political...
Save Our Democracy
How much do you value democracy? Seems an odd question to ask, doesn’t it? So ingrained is the idea that we live in a parliamentary democr...
Is socialism exploitative?
The great liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith once famously said: “Under capitalism man exploits man. Under communism it’s the other ...
UNITEd we stand
If Twitter is to be believed the future of the left in the U.K. is in the hands of the 1.4 million members of Unite the Union. Current Gener...
If I Ruled the World
Last week a Twitter user called @Posh_Jock made what at the time I thought was a flippant remark. “ I was just wondering........would you co...
The way forward for the left
Calling an article ‘ the way forward for the left ’ is probably a hostage to fortune. It suggests that I have answers when the truth is I’...
Published 23rd May 2021
Hatred, condemnation and propaganda
The Jewish Chronicle, the voice of British Zionism, started its leader this week with the words: “ The story is depressingly familiar. Isr...