Tag Archives: Trump

The Chain

I’m still trying to get my head around something I read a day or two back. “Chain migration” definition: Chain migration is a term used by demographers since the 1960s to refer to the social process by which immigrants from a particular … Continue reading

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Mirror Images

Via a comment by Smoking Lamp, this report: One of the most notable legal changes in the Czech Republic this year has been a ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants that entered force before the summer. However a new … Continue reading

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Nomads and Settlers

Immigration – or migration – has become a problem in Europe and America in recent years, as millions of people have begun migrating from Africa and the Middle East to Europe, and from South America to North America. And so … Continue reading

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Growth, Climax, Decay, Collapse

I was thinking this morning about the various new political organisations that have appeared over the past 70 years or so (i.e. over my lifetime). The UN, the EU, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, Oxfam, and the like come to … Continue reading

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Somebody Else’s Country

I was reading a week or two back that, over 2000 years since the event, archaeologists had discovered the site of Julius Caesar’s Roman invasion of Britain, at Ebbsfleet on the Isle of Thanet in 55 BC. Caesar didn’t stay … Continue reading

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Vile Hate Groups

A brief excursion into the increasingly turbulent political world. The wave of sexual harassment and rape claims currently sweeping the USA now has at least one handy guide listing some of the casualties over the past couple of months: I had … Continue reading

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Most of Trump’s Supporters Smoke?

Via Audrey Silk a few days back: According to analysts with Cowen Washington Research Group, New York, most of President Trump’s supporters smoke. Of 25 states with the highest smoking rates, 23 voted for Trump in the 2016 election. Statistically, … Continue reading

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