Unless the Scottish government can pull independence out of the bag before the end of the Brexit negotiations, given the present crippling dysfunction of the parliamentary Labour Party at Westminster, we had best buckle in for at least a generation of Conservative rule.
Brexiteers have imagined that this success has something to do with the magic and romance of London, that the tourist haunts of Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge have acted as a money tree attracting astronomical sums of money to Britain.
Europe has smacked technology giant Apple with a whopping €13 billion tax bill, but rather than leaping at the money to address domestic issues like the highest level of homelessness since the Famine Ireland is trying to get Apple back to tax free trading.
It is no longer in the realms of conspiracy theory that the Corporation has become the new order of the world, but conspiracy fact. Years of secretive negotiations, across the developed world, between corporately sponsored governments and the corporations themselves have borne fruit in the creation of globalised treaties granting effective domination of the world’s economy to unelected and legally unaccountable super-boards-of-management.
A small number of corporations have monopolised every corner of the consumer market. They use our spending to fuel violence against workers and pay off governments. Is this a 'real' choice?
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