• The problem with social housing and government...

    TruePublica Editor: For decades, social housing has been on the agenda - but soundbites is all Britain ever got from successive Prime Ministers. The excerpt below is a clear demonstration of what in many ways actually blights Britain - a...

Forget the politicians and the media: Brexit/Remain is a displacement activity from reality

Forget the politicians and the media: the issue is not whether the Brexit or Remain camp is right. Rather, the debate itself is an evasion, an endless displacement activity from the reality that we have a few years left to...

The Simple Reason Why Chris Grayling’s Probation Service Folly Failed

The concept of privatising probation was wrong, as well as the mechanism used to do so. Over a third of offenders have mental health problems, although some estimates put it as high as 90%. Suicide and self-harm rates are extremely...

A note from Gaza

4 hours of electricity per day. 97% of water is contaminated. 50% of children express no will to live. 70% of children suffer from PTSD. 70% of children experience regular nightmares. 70% of young people are unemployed. 60% of babies...

On the wrong side of history

A simple quote from Twitter user Ivor Tymchak around the time of the Extinction Rebellion protests in London May 2019 Just a few years will reveal who was on the wrong side of history. The phrase, "I told you so"...

The real reason why the Middle East is a mess

By Mark Curtis - Why the West’s World War One carve-up is still unfinished business. One hundred years ago this month, the guns of the European powers may well have fallen silent after four years of war. But in the Middle...

Britain today – The graph that says it all

There is no need for TruePublica to comment or state the obvious as to why British society is fracturing - inequality breeds discrimination and injustice. We are not all in this together are we?

To privatise or not to privatise – this is the question that confuses some

Sadiq Khan - 3rd December 2009 when Minister of State, Department for Transport in debate is being questioned by several Tory MP's about the railways in Britain. Mr Khan makes a clear reference to his approval of rail privatisation - probably...

Brexit is very profitable for some

Boris Johnson writes for the very pro-Brexit newspaper, The Telegraph. He gets £275,000 a year salary. He also gets over £140,000 salary for being an MP and complained exactly one year ago this month that his MP's salary was not...

At What Point Do We Officially Declare Palestine as Suffering From Apartheid or Genocide?

In Apartheid South Africa - 1948 - 1994 Apartheid made segregation part of the law. It cruelly and forcibly separated people, and had a fearsome state apparatus to punish those who disagreed. Another reason why apartheid was seen as much...