Dom Tristram presents his thoughts on UK news, politics and current affairs.
Budget of the Rich
The Tories have released a 'mini budget' which has been designed to transfer yet more wealth to the rich. So why do they hate the poor? I don't think they actually do - they simply don't think about that at all.
It's Not Labour's Job To Be Radical
Under 'first past the post', which they insist on supporting, it's not Labour's job to be 'radical'.
As I recorded this it had just been confirmed that the maximum temperature ever recorded in the UK had been broken as a temperature of over 40 degrees was measured at Heathrow. But this was avoidable. Why aren't we acting?
Starmer and Labour: Brexit and working with others
Kier Starmer has just ruled out the UK joining the single market or customs union under a Labour government. This is wrong.
Boris Johnson and 'compromising situations'
Should government ministers be using the time and offices we pay for to do work, or to partake in the sort of activities that would get pretty much anyone else sacked? Is it right that triggering the only mechanism for holding them to account for doing so is, in this case, the decision of the person who would be under investigation?
Roe vs Wade, and how the UK isn't immune
The right to abortion is under attack in the US and this has been widely reported. But such rights are safe in the UK... or are they? Did you know 100 UK MPs recently voted to ban abortion here?