Cronyism

Total 8 Posts

When calling out a liar’s lies is worse than lying.

5 min read
When it’s considered a worse sin to call out a liar for his lies than it is to lie...

COVID-19 in the UK – Power, expert complicity, and the manufacture of inevitability.

12 min read
An attempt to share my meta-view of the last 18 months and why despite being constantly enraged by the UK’s pandemic response, I have never been surprised by it.

Government spent billions of taxpayers money on Lateral Flow Tests.

8 min read
How the government awarded contracts to private companies during the coronavirus pandemic, why it matters, and... will we ever know the truth?

David Cameron and Greensill: This toothless regulator is absurdly easy to sidestep.

5 min read
Former PM David Cameron didn’t break any rules in his relations with Greensill – because the rules hardly exist.

Lobbying and cronyism in Britain: Fat cats and other felines.

3 min read
Britain’s so-called lobbying and cronyism row is anything but. It’s about fat cats, lean mean hunters, entitled purebreds, scruffy strays, trainable tabbies, rebellious rescues — in other words, all sorts of felines padding through the corridors of power.

Too much democracy for this little island?

3 min read
If you haven’t noticed it yet, there is deep concern about the government’s cronyism, greed, and undemocratic practices. Today, even the Speaker of the House of Lords raised the alarm. Is anyone listening?

If it smells like cronyism and it looks like cronyism, then it must be cronyism.

3 min read
In a speech he gave in the House of Commons, Dan Carden, the Labour MP for Liverpool Walton, denounced the government’s “incompetence” in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, its “cronyism”, and its “ideological obsession with outsourcing and rip-off privatisation.”
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