Monthly Archives: January 2019

A Quick Update from France

Acte XI last weekend was one of the biggest yet, and it included the first ever gilets jaunes night protest in Paris. The police response to these (almost entirely peaceful) protests gets ever more violent. In the meantime, in Paris … Continue reading

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Venezuela – Lines in the Sand

The attempted overthrow of President Maduro in Venezuela is one of the most blatant acts yet by the American empire to push its agenda of wholesale death and slaughter in the name of $$$. Most people reading these words will … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

We’ve had the unedifying spectacle this week of all the Brexit stuff going on in the UK Parliament, headed by the most incompetent and corrupt government ever seen in modern times, a corpse of a government kept in power by … Continue reading

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The Complete Joke That Is British Democracy

In 2017 Theresa May called a general election, despite May saying that the government would see out its five year term. Theresa May’s government lost its majority in that election and has since been propped up by the 10 MPs … Continue reading

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Breaking Eggs – French Style

I was in the Post Office this afternoon, sending off a parcel. As I stood at the counter filling in address labels my nose was streaming and I didn’t even realise it. The girl behind the counter produced some tissues … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

A Happy New Year to one and all. It goes without saying that 2019 looks set to be an interesting one, and I mean that in both a good way and a bad way. One example of a good way … Continue reading

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