By Euro Weekly News Media • 09 June 2022 • 21:50
Columnist Nora Johnson: Ain't what it used to be
Interviews with union leaders with six-figure salaries beginning to flex their muscles. Threats of strikes in a vital part of the national infrastructure. Demands for a much larger percentage rise than any other worker could contemplate. The attitude that it’s all the government’s fault. The intransigence that ending out‐of‐date practices and the introduction of technology are totally off the agenda. Add to all that inflation, a falling Pound, a government past its sell‐by‐date and pitch invasions at football stadiums. This is straight out of that depressing decade ‐ and I’m getting out my tie‐dyed tops and bell‐bottom jeans…
Compared with today, the 90s was a golden age. A ‘free’ decade between the end of the Cold War and September 11. But Anneka again? Just shows the intellectual poverty of the broadcast media. They haven’t a single original idea to make new programmes or dramas that anyone wants to watch…
Nora Johnson’s critically acclaimed psychological crime thrillers (www.nora‐johnson.net) all available online including eBooks (€0.99;£0.99), Apple Books, paperbacks, audiobooks at Amazon etc. Profits to Cudeca cancer charity.
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