Duffy’s Cut, Snow, US Medicare, Throckrington and The Welfare State

Highlighting the Differences in Public Health provision, the Attitudes to Death and Responsibilities of the State and the Individual to Public Welfare. The title is the biggest bit – trust me. Introduction This takes us from today’s news from America and the Duffy’s Cut project to a tiny hamlet in Northumberland, England, called Throckrington. Duffy’s… Continue reading Duffy’s Cut, Snow, US Medicare, Throckrington and The Welfare State

Crawling Chaos Slash Across Space and Time

A bit ahead of their time, Crawling Chaos in the song “Newspapers” nearly got tonight’s news release right. Jobless to work ‘clearing litter’ ………trumpets Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell, neatly post-empting the angst-ridden rhetoric about Thatcher’s Britain and the cow-towing newspapers. Profitability is a sign of the times You’ve got to keep on working… Continue reading Crawling Chaos Slash Across Space and Time