The latest ‘Slog’ post. A good read and an excellent analysis of where we are politically, although profoundly disturbing. Seems like we are in for a very rough ride in the near future. I hope John Ward is right about the coming EU elections and the traditional parties get a sound thrashing and the Brexit Party – or indeed UKIP- win the majority of seats, but the powers that be don’t seem to care either way and Treason May will twist the result to pretend it’s a temporary aberration and the bent MSM will play it down or ignore it.
I have never have felt so disillusioned with politics and the course my country has taken over these last 40 years.
Looked at with a jaundiced eye, Western nations and power blocs are no longer pluralist. We do not have legislative Oppositions any more that look to the future. Only Establishments inviting in power-greedy Alt States – while ignoring those who pay for them to do so. We have nothing beyond extra-Parliamentary Resistance. Such is far better than nothing; but only social-change-grounded, citizen-centric Parties and leaders can succeed in one day taking back power from the Corporatocracies emerging everywhere. The Slog highlights some of the obstacles in the way of getting there.
Today’s essay is a UK-Euro-American event that focuses on the growing role of various Alt (for Alternative) States and ideologies in our daily lives and probable futures. I dislike the term “deep State” because such élites are now above ground and obvious; and I think “Surveillance State” is far too narrow. There are several Alt States at…
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