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A Political Earthquake

Two weeks ago, Angela Merkel was dealt a severe blow in the elections in Bavaria. And last Sunday she was dealt another severe blow in the elections in Hesse. She then announced that she would step down as leader of … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Empires

James Delingpole: The real reason that Whitehall and Theresa May’s government have made so few preparations for a ‘no deal’ Brexit is because neither of them was ever serious about leaving. Whitehall — the Civil Service — is run by … Continue reading

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Roots

Following on from yesterday’s post about Elizabeth Warren, I’m reminded of my own childhood history, during which I lived in three places in Africa (west, north, and east), two places in Brazil, and in Barbados in the Caribbean. I crossed … Continue reading

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Another Angry Smoker

Italy’s Matteo Salvini has become a thorn in the side of the EU. Breitbart: Populist Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had harsh words for French President Emmanuel Macron after French police confirmed they dropped off unwanted migrants in Italy, claiming it … Continue reading

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Imaginary New Worlds

I’ve been constructing an imaginary new world over the past few days. It’s one in which the last ice age had ice extending from the North Pole to the Tropic of Cancer. It’s a vision of the world that came … Continue reading

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The EU Response To Populism: More EU

It looks like the EU is going to start fighting the rising tide of decentralising populism by introducing yet more centralisation. i.e. more EU. The European Union (EU) must bring an end to national sovereignty over finance with the creation … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Treatment of Political Opponents

Breitbart: French populist leader Marine Le Pen has rejected orders by a French court that she undergo a psychiatric evaluation in connection with her prosecution for tweeting out Islamic State executions. The Rassemblement National (RN) leader revealed on Twitter that … Continue reading

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