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Two Swallows

Are the UK and USA taking a different approach to coronavirus? Hanne Nabintu Herland: The U.S. and the United Kingdom have so far chosen different approaches than the European Union to the emergence of the virus. On the continent and in Scandinavian … Continue reading

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A Coronavirus Coup

Politicians must be particularly in danger of epidemic diseases. They spend their time in parliaments and congresses and meetings and rallies, ‘pressing the flesh.’ So no surprise that Leader of Italy’s Democratic Party Infected with Coronavirus But what about this? … Continue reading

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Trump’s Head On The Block Today

Today is a momentous day in the USA. Today the US Senate is either going to either acquit or convict Donald Trump of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” If the US “Deep State” wants to get rid of him, they’ve got … Continue reading

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Dark Foreboding

Perhaps it’s inevitable, but it seems that as soon as anyone is put in a position of authority, they will start to abuse the power they’ve been given. And instead of regarding themselves as temporary representatives of the people who … Continue reading

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Pure Political Theatre

American politics is always more exciting than British politics. It’s far more dramatic. British politics is like an Ealing black-and-white comedy B-movie, while American politics is a Hollywood technicolor blockbuster Ben Hur or Bullitt. And in Donald Trump there’s an … Continue reading

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A Very, Very Black Mark

Shortly before Christmas Donald Trump tweeted that, as part of an omnibus bill, he was going to “raise the smoking age to 21. BIG!” I saw it as a Black Mark For Donald Trump. I thought at first it just … Continue reading

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Epiphany

There’s nothing like a good international crisis to sort the sheep from the goats, and reveal who’s on whose side. And the assassination of Iran’s general Suleimani seems to have triggered just such a crisis, and a surprising array of … Continue reading

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