Yes, this is funny. But oh, for fucksake. Put council houses on EBay. I am not kidding. This is the pitifully vacuous snackthinking the mother of parliaments has to offer. Meanwhile, remember all that tebbly tebbly serious chinstroking about party financing and the difficult position of Labour’s link to the trade unions? Here’s random Twitter…Read More internet commenters > parliament
OK, so there was a way of making buildings called modernism and it was great and then it wasn’t, and in fact it was Hitler! and Stalin! and bureaucracy! and groundnuts! and the fundamental illegitimacy of the state! and there was that block of flats they blew up! and let’s all laugh along with James…Read More Space that can be defended, but against who?
I don’t read Hopi Sen but apparently he reads me, as evidenced by this blog post regarding the idea of a “fiscal policy council” analogous to the monetary policy committee, but with a substantially wider remit and membership. I can remember when this was floated in the late 90s in a wave of cheer about…Read More The troika in one country