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James Whale (whalemonster)
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"This right-wing rhetoric doesn't help us have an honest discussion about what socialism entails. Neither does it explain what's actually so bad about it.

Think about it: under Labour’s “socialist” plans, there’ll be more social housing for those who desperately need it. With moderate rent controls, landlords won’t be able to charge their tenants extortionate amounts. The 50p rate of tax will be reinstated, so the people with the most money aren’t handed more. Non-doms will be no more, and the government will clamp down on tax avoiders. Rail and energy prices will be frozen. All of these strike at the heart of many people’s anger at growing inequality, and the need to create a fairer society."
The spectre of “Red Ed” is haunting voters and commentators. Just today, the columnist Richard Littlejohn wrote a piece entitled "Trust Labour? I'd rather trust Jimmy Savile to babysit".
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Sandi Toksvig joins Jenni Murray to announce her move into politics
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Microsoft’s evolution over the past few years has brought it closer to Apple than ever before. Just like its old nemesis, the Windows company now sells its own phones and tablets, gives away OS...
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The conscious experience of where one's body is located arises from activity in brain areas involved in feelings of body ownership.
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The party’s U-turn on tuition fees may prove costly in this key target seat for the Greens, where students make up almost a quarter of the adult population
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Shared solar projects are allowing everyone to take advantage of the benefits of distributed energy, and a new report forecasts huge growth potential.
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The day before we vote, let us remember the super rich, still ever richer, untouched by the myth of austerity. The wealth gap continues to widen.

Austerity is the wool that had been pulled over your eyes - the argument used to convince you to accept public, state ownership of a private-sector crisis - to pick up the bill for something that was never anything to do with you. Have you noticed how only those least able to afford it are the ones doing all the belt-tightening?

It is an utter lie to suggest we cannot have economic responsibility while balancing the books and creating prosperity for the many, rather than only the few.

Tomorrow we have a choice between continuing, accelerating inequality, where we continue to buy into the myth of austerity, pushing wealth upwards ever faster, or a fairer, more balanced society geared toward the greater good. I know which side I'm on.

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Dr Louise Irvine, of the National Health Action Party, is now 12/1 to take the Health Secretary's set in his South West Surrey constituency
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Yes, he’s urging people to vote. But he’s not a born-again Milibandite – he’s recognised the gravity of the situation and is doing his bit to stave off disaster
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If Tesla really becomes the energy storage powerhouse it hopes to be, large-scale batteries could become as interchangeable as everyday AA batteries..
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Russell Brand has endorsed Labour Party leader Ed Miliband in a new video posted to his YouTube channel days ahead of the UK general election.
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The big US telecoms are trying every trick in the book to kill net neutrality, and that includes some very specific tactics. AT&T, CenturyLink and mu
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Agnostic humanist, scientist, philosopher, music lover, casual photographer, aspiring actor/writer and occasional piano tickler.