In 1911, when California held a referendum on the question of women’s suffrage, the writer Jack London surprised his wife Charmian by saying he had voted in favour, because: "When the women get the ballot, they will vote for prohibition. It is the wives, and sisters, and mothers…
Businesses and government have a two-part strategy to exploit your weaknesses: make profits and raise taxes from your self-indulgence say it is your…
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A post-apocalypse tale set in Totnes, Devon
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Our mother may have been 13 years old when it happened. She had always been a keen reader - she found her father’s copy of ‘Madame Bovary’ tucked behind…
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The government will destroy the government
Your MP and you - you worm!
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We shall shortly be told who is to be our new Prime Minister. It won’t be one the public voted for, but that is far from the first time: more like, the…
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Now that the contest for the Conservative leadership has been whittled down to two candidates, we should look at what qualities might make a good…
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