Author Archives: sdbast

About sdbast

Twitter profile @sdbast

Bake Off judge quits Tories over food standards. She was fine with all the other horrific policies

The media – in this case, the Mail – want to draw your attention to the fact that Bake Off judge Prue Leith has ended her membership of the Conservatives over a policy that her Tory MP son supports. Isn’t it more … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

I’m still here. My continued battle with Long Covid and good memories.

Dear readers an extra blog post from me, I hope that you don’t mind. I’ve been a tad quiet recently because my recovery has been set right back. My daughter unknowingly brought home a nasty virus with her when she … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

No u-turn on free school meals, says Brandon Lewis – kids will have to survive on charity

If you think we’ve reached peak Tory cruelty, allow me to point out at the outset that we haven’t. It may seem that way, with Boris Johnson and his government passing cash hand-over-fist to their Tory chums while ordering that … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Watch “Why Coronavirus Will Win Trump The Election, w Stephen Fry.” on YouTube

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Transparency Rules in Online Political Advertising: Mapping Law and Policy Across the Globe – Carolina Menezes-Cwajg, Paddy Leerssen, Jef Ausloos

Online political advertising has seen an unprecedented amount of attention in the run up to recent elections as online campaigning, often via social media, becomes an increasingly significant part of political parties’ strategies. Concerns over how precisely ads are targeted … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Tory MP Ben Bradley has a double ‘mare’ as he tries to take on Rashford and denies saying free school meals are like money to brothels and crack dens

Bradley’s evening rivalled his ‘please retweet’ apology to Jeremy Corbyn Ben Bradley had a bad day on Friday as he tried to justify his and his party’s vote to keep poor children hungry during school holidays in the middle of … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

US 2020 Economic Collapse a Bonanza for Billionaires – Global Research

US 2020 Economic Collapse a Bonanza for Billionaires US 2020 Economic Collapse a Bonanza for Billionaires – Global Research

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Protecting corruption is Tory party’s ideological priority

Elections in democratic countries present a meek choice for voters between two parties, one of which offers more public spending and the other offers lower taxes.  Traditionally, conservative parties support lower taxation and lower public spending.  More accurately, they offer … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Watch “George Monbiot Exposes Coronavirus Corruption at the Heart of Government” on YouTube

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

Conservatives who rejected free school meal plan have done the impossible: they made Nigel Farage look reasonable

No square meals: vulnerable children will be forced to go hungry during the school holidays because the stingy Tory government wants them to starve. Conservatives in Parliament have rejected a plea by footballer – and anti-poverty campaigner – Marcus Rashford … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment