Month: April 2015

Opinions Reviews

A General Election, Caroline Lucas and the Green Party

Putting party politics to one side, the central message of Caroline Lucas’s book, Honourable Friends?, is a very strong one: our politics are rotten to the core.

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Sean Lock on Richard Branson

Last Friday I saw Sean Lock at the Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal for a work-in-progress performance. One of my favourite lines of the night was this one about Richard Branson’s business practices:

What Richard Branson does is turn up, fire half the staff, put those left on short-term contracts, paint everything red and then fuck off in his balloon.