Showing posts from January 21, 2018

We Need To Change...

Dear Reader,

The New Year is settling down and is clearly showing us that whatever negative issues existed in 2017 seem to be escalating this year.

I am particularly drawn to the news from Oxfam that the gap between rich and poor seems to be exponentially increasing, We are told that this past year has seen "the fastest rise in the number of billionaires ever recorded", and out of a £7.3 trillion increase in global wealth, £6 trillion went to only 75 million people, while the bottom 3.7 billion people received no benefit (reported in i, January 22, 2018).

But that's just the economic figures. With the advent of Brexit and Donald Trump, we can clearly see that there has been a swing back towards old methods towards generating revenue. Brexit supporters chortled that "Britain can make itself Great again" as it once did, but I wonder if they realise that Britain's separation from Europe is pushing us to develop arms deals with questionable regimes and that withou…