From the daily archives:

Sunday, December 11, 2011

#350: 1982, Wah!, The Story of the Blues

December 11, 2011

Following on from Jackie South’s posting of The Clash’s Stay Free , something of a singalong favourite at the Allthatsleft team’s annual reunions, I thought I’d post another song inspired by the jaw-droppingly brilliant Hillsborough 96 Justice Tonight benefit gig on Thursday night. If Mick Jones was, for good reason, the main draw and if the […]

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Week 49: Prat – Eric Bolling

December 11, 2011

This week’s Prat of the Week Award goes to another American Right-Wing Dullard, Fox News Political Commentator Eric Bolling. Eric Bolling is not, as far as I know a Republican candidate for the American Presidency, which is a shame, because he’s a big enough prat to make a very good go of it. For those […]

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Week 49: Villain – David Cameron

December 11, 2011

This Week’s Villain of the Week is our  petty, Europhobe  Thatcherite Prime Minister, David Cameron Yesterday one of our regular correspondents, Geoff Elliot, said that he thought that this week’s Villain award was a nailed on certainty, and he was of course right. There could only be one possible winner: the Prime Minister David Cameron.     […]

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Week 49: Hero – Osita Mba

December 11, 2011

This week, our hero award goes to Osita Mba, the solicitor for HM Revenue & Customs who blew the whistle on the deal that let Goldman Sachs off £10m in owed tax. Two months ago, we gave our Villain of the Week award to Dave Hartnett, the permanent secretary for tax who let Goldman Sachs […]

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