Tag Archives: Globalism

The Thunberg Regime

I ought to be interested in the debate about Boris’ Brexit Deal in Parliament today, but I’m not, perhaps because: Remain supporters have hatched a plan to ensure Boris Johnson will be forced to ask for a Brexit extension even … Continue reading

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Nationalism Versus Globalism

Via James Delingpole (and many others): Calorie limits will be imposed on thousands of foods sold in supermarkets and restaurants in a bid to combat obesity. Draft proposals seen by The Telegraph set out detailed caps for ready meals, sandwiches and even portions … 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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The Best Laid Plans

These days, I tend to see smoking bans as something that first started in the UK on 1 July 2007. But actually there have been smoking bans gradually being rolled out in the UK for many decades. I can’t remember … Continue reading

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Keeping Still

Emmanuel Macron isn’t someone I’ve paid much attention to. He’s the French President. That’s pretty much all I know about him. But he seems to have been getting himself in the news a bit recently. Stating that policy disagreements are … Continue reading

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Small Causes and Small Effects

I was thinking this morning that the imposition and revocation of smoking bans (and any number of other things) is the outcome of the interaction of an almost infinite number of political forces. Someone somewhere in the world finds himself … Continue reading

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Leaving Port

A few days ago I was wondering whether Theresa May was not in fact going to invoke Article 50, and new regulations coming into effect tomorrow would preclude the possibility Britain (or any other member state) ever leaving the EU. … Continue reading

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