The opportunist prince

This article, written by Eddie Ford, first appeared in Weekly Worker. It examines the role of prince Philip a typical European aristocrat and his and his family’s attempts to negotiate the threatened dynastic politics after the revolutionary and clashing imperial challenges they faced after the First World War. Ford argues that  Philip Mountbatten-Windsor was a typical European…

Expensive, dangerous and unnecessary

We are posting tan edited version of an article by Eddie Ford which first appeared in Weekly Worker. With the Right moving Paul Mason now advocating new nuclear power stations as an alternative to carbon based energy, this article makes the case against. The solution to global warming does not rely on going over to…

COVID-19 -JOHNSON’S CRIMINAL INCOMPETENCE

 Eddie Ford (CPGB-WW) argues that by global standards the UK government’s handling of the pandemic has been appalling.   COVID-19 -JOHNSON’S CRIMINAL INCOMPETENCE     Last week we reached the grim milestone of 40,000 officially certified deaths from Covid-19. Given that at the start of the pandemic there was talk of 20,000 being a “good result”,…

THE ROYAL WEDDING – PROVIDING POLITICAL COVER FOR THE UK STATE’S CROWN POWERS

This is an edited version the article, written by Eddie Ford,  which first appeared in Weekly Worker. This blog has often warned how the use of the Crown Powers could stymie any attempt to set-up an independent Scotland. This article provides a warning to those who look to Jeremy  Corbyn to lead a new Labour government. Under the Crown…