How the Democratic party continue to maintain a monopoly over the ‘black vote’

Let’s face it, 2020 has been an utter shambles. First, the threat of WW3, then an extremely transmissible virus sweeps the globe and just as recently, the tragic deaths of at least 4 black Americans ripping through the social fabric. Having successfully sparked the resurgence of the #BLM ‘cultural revolution’, it’s recently kicked into another gear and fractious racial tensions among western powers are astonishingly high. Continue reading How the Democratic party continue to maintain a monopoly over the ‘black vote’

The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

Ending what’s now gone on to be a now five-part blogging vent-fest about BlackLivesMatter, it’s important we talk about change. Change comes in many forms. If you’re a reasonably young, university-educated person, chances are you’re automatically seeing your change come in the form of your ‘woke’ upper/middle class, university-educated peers striving to be the most intersectional in their quest to (or at least to be seen to) appease their peers and the BLM crowd. Continue reading The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

Why Joe Biden’s victory in South Carolina was needed to hault Bernie Sanders’ “progressivism”.

Joe Biden smoked the competition in the South Carolina primary’s. For a man seemingly fluttering in-and-out of consciousness on debate stages and making more political flops than a fish out of water – the long time moderate favourite, ‘sleepy Joe’ has pulled an astounding victory out of his backside. Continue reading Why Joe Biden’s victory in South Carolina was needed to hault Bernie Sanders’ “progressivism”.

Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)

The political rhetoric used by the left wing has taken a new approach. Both in the UK and the USA, parties have been making the case for increasing taxes on the rich because ‘monster’ billionaires and ‘crony capitalists’ are responsible for wealth inequality. It is personally an assumption I have never understood. Continue reading Why attitudes about billionaires need to change in western politics (Rant)