Tag Archives: john mcdonnell

Free money – an idea whose time has come

Last year I wrote a post for my website promoting the concept of Universal Basic Income.  This came after listening to ex-Green party leader Natalie Bennett talking about it as part of the Skeptics at the Pub programme in Barnsley. I’m currently reading a very interesting book Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman which makes… Read More »

Back to the future Labour – time to stand up for the country

Over the past couple of days I’ve re-watched the BBC programme from the mid 1990’s, Labour – the Wilderness Years.  As well as being a really well made and fascinating programme, it is particularly prescient.  You can watch the series of 4 episodes on YouTube here, though please excuse the particular channel it is on!… Read More »