Category Archives: Politics

History and Histrionics

Whether you were a Remainer or a Brexiteer, I think it’s safe to say that this morning the majority of Brits (myself included) were surprised to find that the referendum vote went in favour of a Brexit. Despite being very … Continue reading

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Those that Brexit, they be the lucky ones

I’m dead on my feet at the moment with a bad chest infection, so just a quick run-through: Yesterday in the House of Commons there was one of those very rare and quite remarkable occasions; in this instance tributes to … Continue reading

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The Murder of an MP

Last Wednesday in the UK there was a totally surreal event that just about sums-up the EU referendum debate: a flotilla, with Capn’ Farage in command, sailed up the River Thames to the Houses of Parliament, to make the case … Continue reading

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Swiss Satanism?

The opening ceremony of the Gotthard tunnel earlier this month drew a lot of attention from the mainstream media. Here’s how the Daily Mail reported the event. It also drew a lot of attention from the alternative media, with many … Continue reading

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Bombs, Brexit and Batshit Crazies

Last Thursday in France there was only one print edition daily newspaper on the stands: L’Humanité, which is affiliated with the communist party. All the other newspapers couldn’t be printed, because the print workers went on strike. They were striking … Continue reading

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The Eagles of Bullshit

Yesterday it was reported that two big French music festivals have cancelled shows by the ‘Eagles of Death Metal’. This was because of comments made by Jesse Hughes, the band’s frontman. It seems as though Hughes repeated claims that he … Continue reading

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Liberté, égalité, fraternité

The French word for protest is ‘protestation’, and the French word for demonstration is ‘manifestation’. What’s happening in France at the moment is quite extraordinary. I’ve never seen anything like it; well, in my very rural part of France you … Continue reading

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Fraud And Forced Adoption

People laugh at me when I tell them that to all intents and purposes Britain is now a police state. Still not convinced..? Howabout the Conservative party election expenses scandal. This took place during last year’s general election, when up … Continue reading

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Homo Insaniens

The Pacific Ocean is by far the largest body of water on the planet and covers one third of the Earth’s surface. Billions of people rely on the Pacific as a source of protein. Millions of people rely on the … Continue reading

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The T-Tip Tiptoe

This morning Greenpeace Netherlands released a package of leaked Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiation texts. The documents run to 248 pages of legal gobbledy gook and can be found here. The accompanying Greenpeace press release can be found … Continue reading

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