Monthly Archives: March 2015

UKIP – the familar tactics of the right wing.

On the 12th September 2015 The Guardian carried an article quoting  Farage opining that a “Muslim fifth column fuels fear “. The cardinal rule of any right wing party is first, find your scape goat; in the case of UKIP it is Muslims. The second rule is to cloak the nastiness with a close substitute […]


There was more Rattlemania in the Guardian on the 4th March 2014, with coverage of Simon Rattle and the Leader column exclaiming “Simon Rattle’s return can be good for music, for London and the national status of the arts”. Rattlemania egged on by a self-interested cultural mafia has got out of hand. The problem with […]