Paul Mason

Paul Mason


Journalist, film-maker & author. Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being. Out now! Likes = bookmarks.

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I'm a republican - but I can see a much more limited constitutional monarchy coming out of the Meghan/racism scandal. The Windsors/post-war Establishment chose this model; it's destroyed two talented, independent women who didn't fit; it needs to change 1/...

Good morning all health workers and their families ... the 1% pay rise is not just a kick in the teeth - the Tories have designated you the new "enemy within"... #NHSStrike 

@sjwrenlewis  @boulezianYou  are right... and a few of us have been saying this ... but it got drowned out on the left by a pointless argument about corporation tax ... and the political problem is that a lot of people still support the logic of austerity ...

It's official. Britain's not racist - says a handpicked group appointed by a government that wants to sink refugee boats in the channel. Just get yourself to private school and everything will be OK...

We are drowning in a sea of corruption. At root is the privatisation of governance demonstrated via the Greensill scandal. What to do? My @NewStatesman  column explores the need for a renationalisation of the state ...

The British state is like Line of Duty but with no AC12...

The rise of the pop-up party. It goes deeper than the power of networks... to the strategic problem: everyone in politics is now reacting to the possibility of a permanent Tory government... my @NewStatesman  piece

No defence experts I talk to claim to be certain what Putin plans in Ukraine. What we know is: 1/ Russia launched a big military buildup, giving itself the ability a) break out of Crimea to the north and b) stage a landing on the Azov coast (map not mine h/t @mhmck )...

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Dido Harding has a job - to provide a Test and Trace service. She's failed. Serco has failed. Deloitte has failed. In a real free-market economy they would lose their contracts and their jobs. But Covid has created a social-welfare economy where only the elite can take part.

Here's the Corbyn speech that Sky ran in full and which BBC TV news is suppressing

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Boris Johnson's "War cabinet" will spend at wartime levels on state propaganda. Because it's a war against you, the poor, the students, the old, the sick, the young families - oh and manufacturing. It's a war for greed and racism. Which side are you on?

Priti Patel's callous diatribe against the poor of Barrow and other places went viral. So the BBC took it down. Here it is again ??

Morning, media students: this is a shot of Boris Johnson's launch event. Now watch last night's TV news coverage of it and repeat after me "I must not manufacture consent"....

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Marr: Nurses are going to food banks Theresa Weird: "There are many complex reasons for people going to food banks" THE MAIN ONE IS POVERTY!

BBC’s Jon Sopel reporting May pushed for early strike “to avoid having to get parliamentary consent”. That’s the democracy you now live in.

I worked 13 years at the BBC. This will have been the result of direct pressure, exerted from the very top, on people whose only desire in life is become the next PR guru for Downing Street, or get an invite to Rupert Murdoch's parties ???

European Commission needs to bring Article 7 proceedings vs Madrid now. Spain now makes Joe Arpaio’s Arizona look liberal...

Withdraw Labour whip from Mann, Stringer, Hoey and Field and debar them from future selections. Please RT, pass resolutions and make it happen.

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