Well, he's on Radio 4 tonight on Any Questions - with Ben Bradshaw, Nadim Sahawi and Minette Batters. Could be interesting.
Arron's playing the old trick of inflating the numbers when it comes to homeless veterans.youngian wrote: ↑Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:54 amBastani made some interesting points and some charities do get involved in criticising government welfare policy but the BL makes a point of staying out of the political fray. Which is most welcome as the right has ritualised Remembrance as a nationalist fetish.
I find it offensive to the core that Theresa May is laying wreaths in France and Belguim today while facilitating the fracturing of Europe through Brexit. But I keep it to myself as I don't expect many people in the UK to join the dots. It would be refreshing if one Remembrance year we focus on the politicians and diplomats who tackled the big question as to how you stop international politics breaking down. Because war is just politics by other means.
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