Confessions of a Trot

BY PAUL NEWALL When I converted to Trotskyism, which bigly disappointed my moderate Labour-supporting father, I discovered two eternal truths: Firstly I found that I was constantly angry and dismissive of opposing views. I was right and anyone who disagreed with my sect was a class traitor with a false consciousness that had been brainwashed by the capitalist media. The second thing I discovered was … Continue reading Confessions of a Trot

Towards a British Constitution

BY PAUL NEWALL The First Amendment of the US constitution should be adored. Granted that when the original US constitution was written, it was fanciful and flawed. Slaves for instance were regarded as two thirds of a human being which wasn’t quite as racist as you might think being as there were as many white bond slaves in this era as there were black African … Continue reading Towards a British Constitution

Bring on the Turnips

BY PAUL NEWALL So on Friday there was a strike by some schoolchildren in protest at climate change – and how the Guardianistas loved it. It was interesting to see Generation Meh put down their smart phones and take some interest in the world they live in for once. The motivation behind this renewed interest is somewhat more malign. If you look closely at photographs of … Continue reading Bring on the Turnips

The Arguments of Arguing Remain

BY PAUL NEWALL There’s an old maxim that goes along the lines of “don’t judge me until you’ve walked a mile in my shoes”. So, in the interests of being fair, I decided to do some digging into the arguments of the Remain campaign. No Deal Brexit will destroy our exporting industries and lower our GDP Total exports of goods and services account for around 24% … Continue reading The Arguments of Arguing Remain