Category Archives: Global politics

A European Union

A European Union? We met on a train – very “Brief Encounters”. Turns out she is from Switzerland but of German and French parents. The train was travelling through Poland, en route to Moscow. It was a long trip so … Continue reading

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The Morphing of the MIC

The Military-Industrial Complex OK, so this is a reasonably well established concept. I first met it at school, in the 1970s and later gave talks and a seminar on the subject at University. It was, thus, early set as one … Continue reading

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“New” “Statesman” say balance is when no deaths are the same as millions of deaths. It all depends which side you’re on…….

Open letter on “Left Winger” Mehdi Hasan, sometimes writer in various media. The excruciating, passive aggressive Mehdi Hasan created a verbal stream for the “New” “Statesman” 21-27 March, under the theme “Lines of Dissent”. In it, he essentially sat on … Continue reading

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Good Lorde and “Royals” – careful on that stage Ella

The singer-songwriter Lorde shocked USA America’s music industry when accepting her second miniature gold-coloured gramophone for the night at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday January 26 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The shock was not because the singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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Manifesto The World is in crisis and, although we’re told economies are “picking up”, everywhere the squeeze on living standards tightens. And still Government wants to spend vast sums of money on grandiose plans for new works (HS2) and wars … Continue reading

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Syria – what the West has done

‘West wants to keep ‪‎Syria in crisis’ Press TV’s recent interview with researcher and writer Soraya Sepahpour Ulrich, discussing ongoing developments in Syria. Press TV: This recent reports coming out of Syria go to highlight the humanitarian crisis in the … Continue reading

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No Morsi

A piece on Egypt from “Hands Off Syria”: “The Egyptian government has announced that the Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist organization, and it has banned on its activities including protests. “Minister of Social Solidarity, Ahmad al-Biri, said during a press … Continue reading

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