Phil Thornton is the author of 'Casuals; football, fighting & fashion' and has contributed to countless fashion, football, music and fishing fanzines for the past 25 years. He works with recovering addicts in Liverpool and edits the current affairs and satire blog 'Yer Know The Dance' http://www.yerknowthedance.com/
02 July 2014 09:40 PM
Professor John Ashton said this week that a four-day week would reduce stress levels and allow people to take more exercise and see more of their families. And it could be just what the doctor ordered for the economy, too
09 January 2014 12:06 PM
Their ‘mission’ to be provocative now seems to be a licence to indulge in nasty, voyeuristic documentaries
05 August 2013 03:10 PM
Thanks to twenty years of de-regulation, downward pay settlements, anti-union legislation the workforce has accepted the mantra of the 'flexible market economy'
02 August 2013 04:08 PM
What is ‘gay’ about a bad pass, a missed penalty, a poor free kick? Why are players ‘gay’ if they don’t jump into every 50/50 tackle without a care for a career-ending injury?
14 July 2013 03:51 PM
The union millions wasted on a political party that refuses to act on behalf of its core supporters would be better spent building grass roots services and support
12 July 2013 01:13 PM
The mainstream British media tends to present all stories about conflict through the prism of nationhood. But there is no "us" and "them"
26 June 2013 11:53 AM
Go to Glastonbury if you want to, or watch it on TV if you must, but don't be fooled: this is no Ye Olde Englishe festival of non-conformism, and it never has been
20 June 2013 01:00 PM
The heroin trade, like any other business requires both supply and demand to thrive. The war in Afghanistan has boosted supply and demand is an ever-changing situation
27 May 2013 08:55 PM
These so-called "documentaries" are a deliberate attempt to demonise and marginalise the poor as sub-human examples of a welfare system gone to rot
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