Tag: editorial

Groping for the Apocalypse

What has befuddled me from the start over this whole groping apocalypse is the way in which much of the media professes mystification as to what fuels such attitudes to women. Really? Have you seen your own content of late?

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A Question of Class

What is it about the world of gambling which attracts the wealthy? Why is it depicted as a past time for the wealthy, but an addiction for the workers? Is it all a question of class?

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Five Days in Bed

You’d think that five days spent in bed would represent some kind of paradise. Particularly to someone like me, who enjoys their bed. But when it is enforced by illness, it quickly becomes a kind of Hell. Having spent the better part of what was meant to be a week off of work largely confined to bed thanks to a cold which just wouldn’t let go, I can honestly say that it ruins the bed experience.

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Artificial Idiocy

Right now, my inbox is just full of people making demands of me. What is it with the constant attempts to get you to give ‘feedback’ on everything you do online, every site you visit. When did the web become so needy?

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Beyond Satire?

President Trump? Brexit? Jeremy Corbyn? Are we living in the post satire era? As reality becomes ever more outrageous, does satire still have any purpose?

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Age of Untruth

The mainstream media declares war on ‘fake news’ – except the ‘fake news’ which appears in their own pages’ Did the media ctually create the ‘post truth’ era it now rails against?

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Political Poison

If Jeremy Corbyn is the answer, what, in God’s name, was the question? Can the Labour party muster sufficient momentum to oust Corbyn and his entryist supporters and take the party back for real Labour voters?

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A Hundred Rants

In celebration of our hundredth issue and our hundredth editorial, we present some classic rants against Tory bastards, middle class kill joys and horrible hipster beards.

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The New Normal?

It’s disturbing how quickly we accept as the norm something which, only a short time before, would have been considered totally unacceptable. I was struck by this thought the other day, as I watched yet another of those TV commercials for a pay day loan company.

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