The media is a closed shop for the privileged, the press being mostly run by wealthy oligarchs who defend a status quo from which they benefit.
( Owen Jones, 23.08.2018 )
A ‘no deal’ Brexit would be an unmitigated disaster – and the fact that UK Government is even talking about it is evidence of their abject failure.
That they once had the nerve to tell us that independence threatened our place in Europe adds insult to injury. Scotland deserves better.
( Nicola Sturgeon, 23.08.2018 )
I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door.
( J.D. Salinger )
You don’t need a degree to be a business owner.
But you often need a degree to work for a business owner.
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
( Michael J Bobak )
Some people are too insane to explain.
And some are too normal to understand.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
( Edgar Allan Poe )
It’s often said we become the average of those we spend the most time with.
Life is so very difficult.. How can we be anything but kind.
( Buddha )
We live in the most complex, sophisticated biological masterpiece on earth.
We must do everything we can to look after it.
Take care of your body, you live in it.
A free press is essential to our democracy, but much of our press isn’t very free at all.. I want media workers to be free to do their best work, not held back by billionaire owners, tech giants or the state.
( Jeremy Corbyn, 23.08.2018 )
We live in a time when ignorance is disguised as politics, propaganda is masked as news, and greed is dismissed as capitalism.
Abundance is not a number or acquisition.
It is the simple recognition of enoughness.
( Alan Cohen )
Some say that corrupt billionaires are the problem.
Some say that a corrupt government is the problem.
But few realise that corrupt billionaires are running a corrupt government.
I read the newspapers avidly.
It is my one form of continuous fiction.
( Aneurin Bevan, 1897 – 1960 )
May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
( Buddha )
Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.
Those who are awake live in a state of constant amazement.
( Buddha )
Those who are weak, those who are afraid, will more easily accept the policies and believe the propaganda from Government.
It takes nothing to join the crowd.
It takes everything to stand alone.
( Hans F Hanson )
Sarcasm, because beating the shit out of people is illegal.
The truth is very bitter.. There is no purpose for humans.. The only purpose is to propagate and consume resources.. In Nature, humans are the most useless species.. If we disappear, Nature will thrive.. The bacteria, the fly, the insects, the algae, the plants all have more important roles.
( Rohit Kale )
Nature gives us everything for free.
Nature doesn’t charge us any money.
All Nature asks of us is that we protect it.
The Nazis used the term ‘Socialist’ to cover the fact that they were not socialists.
The clue is in the fact that they killed all the real socialists first.. Read some history.
( Penny Flynn )
In a 52-48 referendum this would be unfinished business by a long way.
If the remain campaign win two-thirds to one-third that ends it.
( Nigel Farage, prior to the EU referendum )
Life is a game with snakes on every level.
The claim is not hysterical..
From health to disability benefits to prisons, it’s clear that Tory policies cost lives.
( Zoe Williams, Guardian, 13.11.2017 )
If you give thanks for what life has given you..
Don’t do so by taking everything from another life.
The harsh austerity plan rolled out under consecutive Conservative Governments has been linked to 120,000 deaths in Britain.
( Jack Peat, London Economic, 16.11.2017 )
Very often it’s the people with a broken soul who try to help you.
The moral crisis of our age has nothing to do with gay marriage or abortion.
It’s insider trading, obscene CEO pay, wage theft from ordinary workers, Wall Street’s gambling addiction, corporate pay-offs to friendly politicians, and the billionaire takeover of our democracy.
( Robert Reich )
I’d rather walk alone on a path of truth than follow those with enslaved minds who refuse to critically think for themselves.
All morons hate it when you call them a moron.