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Policing and provoking violence: the French state’s gamble

Originally posted on 21centurymanifesto:
NICK WRIGHT, writing in the Morning Star, argues that the deliberate escalation of confrontations on the streets to turn the public against the movement may be in the process of backfiring — while the British system is far too wise to risk it MASSIVE demonstrations, widespread strikes, violent clashes with the…

‘Hypocrite’ Keir Starmer to avoid tax on pension

Previously in the news The lifetime cap on pension savings will be abolished from April 2024, under Conservative reforms designed to encourage more over-50s to return to the workforce. The overhaul was announced in the Budget on Wednesday March 15. It means savers can contribute to their pension – and benefit from government tax reliefContinue reading “‘Hypocrite’ Keir Starmer to avoid tax on pension”

The Telegraph Frontpage of Thursday 2023 March 09

By Matthew Robinson The Telegraph’s exclusive investigation, The Lockdown Files, exposes that Matt Hancock was advised to steer clear of Wuhan lab leak comments in his Covid memoirs by the Cabinet Office. And we reveal that Boris Johnson privately warned Dominic Raab about his conduct. By Sam Hall Good evening. The Government has announced thatContinue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage of Thursday 2023 March 09”