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    Trump: What Now?

    by  • November 13, 2016 • Politics, Symbols and Archetypes • 0 Comments

    Sometimes you don’t need words. The expression on the face of President-elect Donald Trump – an entertainer who was only ever interested in being watched and adored – says volumes.  This is a man who has just had his first presidential briefing.  He’s heard about the bio-terrorism weapons about to be unleashed, the dirty...

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    Trump And Putin And The UK Right: The World Turned On Its Head

    by  • November 5, 2016 • Politics • 0 Comments

    “My fellow Americans, I’m pleased to tell you today that I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever.  We begin bombing in five minutes.” US President Ronald Reagan’s radio sound check joke in 1984 perfectly caught the mood of America-Russia relations throughout most of the twentieth century.  For Conservatives particularly, the Soviet Union was...

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    The ‘Elite’ Should Speak Out

    by  • October 22, 2016 • Comment, News, Politics • 0 Comments

    The debate rolls on.  Is the problem with Donald Trump that he’s a pretty terrible person, or is the problem not about Donald Trump at all – that there’s actually something rotten at the heart of America that he’s bringing out of the shadows? Most of the attacks throughout this long election campaign have...

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    The Donald Trump Problem

    by  • October 17, 2016 • Comment, Politics • 6 Comments

    A Wall Street Journal poll published yesterday (Sunday) revealed that more than half of American voters don’t care if their president is a sexual abuser. That finding sent a shiver through the people of Western Europe.  You could feel the sense of bewilderment rolling out across social media, in texts and emails.  How could...

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    The Murder of Jo Cox MP

    by  • June 16, 2016 • personal, Politics, Rant • 1 Comment

    I don’t like the world we’re in now. I’m sick of the confrontational political discourse. I’m disgusted with both sides making out that it’s disaster if you don’t agree with them. There are people out there who are tinder-dry and only need the faintest spark to set them ablaze. This isn’t confined to the...

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    Purpose Not Profit

    by  • May 29, 2010 • Politics, Rant • 0 Comments

    One of the things that seems to unite a lot of my readers (if the emails and messages I get are right) is a deep-seated sense that there’s something wrong with the world. With the way we operate as a society. Here’s a short film about some new research which suggests they’re right. It...

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