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What is the World’s Most Serious and Pressing Problem?

A couple of things caught my eye this morning. The first was a headline in the Sun: Theresa May scraps Brexit vote and vows to beg EU for a new deal – but they’ve already said they WON’T renegotiate But … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage Has Quit UKIP

Nigel Farage quit UKIP last week. Nigel Farage has quit UKIP, saying the party’s leader Gerard Batten seems to be obsessed with Islam and ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson. Speaking on LBC radio, the former leader of the Eurosceptic … Continue reading

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Mad Social Engineering Projects

After the French government cancelled the fuel price hikes, why are the Yellow Vests still rioting? They don’t seem to know themselves: The founder of the “yellow vest” revolt said it had become a dangerous “dog without a leash” prey … Continue reading

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A Deepening Moral Vacuum

Hat tip to Smokingscot for this story: Algonquin students vent over permanent smoking ban Students’ association says majority opposes blanket ban on tobacco, pot smoking Some students at Algonquin College’s Ottawa campus are fuming over the possibility of a permanent, blanket … Continue reading

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What Matters and What Doesn’t

Paul Craig Roberts is a bit of a jeremiah: …the American population is so divided and mutually hostile that there is no restraint by “the American people” on government and the elite oligarchs that rule. When I first read this, … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Populists

There’s some sort of Brexit debate going on in Parliament. I don’t know what the outcome of it will be, but I’m convinced that it won’t result in Brexit. And it won’t result in Brexit because the British political class … Continue reading

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Fashionable Beliefs

One thing that’s remarkable about the current French insurrection is that it seems to be the first time that climate science has exploded into national politics. It’s something that has been simmering for over 30 years, with alarmists on one … Continue reading

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