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Why Does the Right Hate the NHS?

Why Does the Right Hate the NHS?

  • January 25, 2015
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When I was young I never paid much attention to the National Health Service.   This isn’t entirely surprising.   When you’re young, you don’t, unless you’re very unlucky, tend to have  much contact with doctors and hospitals.   In addition, the NHS has been around so long that it takes a degree of historical...

Walter White, Aneurin Bevan, and the end of the NHS

  • July 11, 2014
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There can’t be many fans of tv crime drama who are unaware of the grim trajectory of Walter White in the hit series Breaking Bad.     To those who don’t know, White begins the series as a humble chemistry teacher diagnosed with cancer who resorts to cooking crystal meth in order to pay his...

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I’m a writer, campaigner and journalist.  My latest book is The Savage Frontier: The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination (New Press/Hurst, 2018).  The Infernal Machine is where I write on politics, history, cinema and other things that interest me.

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