Charley Speakes

Quietly shouting in a world of noise – exposing a nerve.



Left, Right, Centre – what on earth does it all mean.

Let’s Turn Off the Internet

Should we turn off the internet? Is it time yet? I spend a lot of time on politics forums, and they have changed radically over the years. I have been visiting forums for a long time now, I would say... Continue Reading →

Going Veggie? should I?

What do you think? I'm not sure. Lately I have been seeing lots of "oh my gawd' posts and comments about Halal meat. I don't really give a monkeys about whether it's halal or not, the more one reads about... Continue Reading →

Lets Go to War

Back to politics for a moment. Just sat here watching our venerable British parliament standing around like a bunch of harpies calling for the witch to be burned. I'm a little confused. Here's the latest from the Independent: Updating MPs... Continue Reading →

Is Britain Getting More Dangerous? Or How to Make Money From Fear.

20 years ago next year Princess Diana died. Two billion people watched her funeral. When the news broke people were in the streets hugging and crying, a friend had died.  A friend they had never met. The odd thing was, we... Continue Reading →

Anti-Corbyn plots & the myth of the un-electable left

Superb analysis showing what so many of us actually believe – that Jeremy Corbyn is electable just not wanted by the establishment.

Road To Somewhere Else

By Daniel Margrain


Corbyn speaking at the Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival and Rally in 2015


In 1978, the Australian social scientist, Alex Carey, pointed out that the twentieth century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: “the growth of democracy; the growth of corporate power; and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy.” The corporations that now dominate much of the domestic and global economies recognize the need to manipulate the public through media propaganda by manufacturing their consent in order to defend their interests against the forces of democracy. This is largely achieved as a result of coordinated mass campaigns that combine sophisticated public relations techniques.

The result is the media underplay, or even ignore, the economic and ideological motivations that drive the social policy decisions and strategies of governments’. Sharon Beder outlines the reasoning behind the coordinated political…

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Is this the Destruction of the Labour Party

The definition of wisdom is having experience, one presumes by learning from it. Therefore it would probably be fair to say the Labour Party has no wisdom to call upon.  How else could this ridiculous coup or 'chicken coup' as... Continue Reading →

The Hounding of Jeremy Corbyn

24th June; David Cameron came out of No. 10 and with a tear in his eye resigned as Prime Minister. Since then the UK has gone into an extraordinary vortex of fire and brimstone meltdown. The man at the forefront... Continue Reading →

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