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Hurricane Donald Due Over Washington Noon Tomorrow

Hurricane Donald makes landfall in Washington tomorrow. He’s taken about 18 months to come up from off the west coast of Africa as a little spinning disc of cloud. The Met Office forecasters kept on saying that he would never … Continue reading

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The Emergent Individual

I’ve got three books on the go at the moment. I dip in and out of them. The first is Illiberal Reformers, the second Liberal Fascism, and the third is Officious (H/T Dick Puddlecote). Actually it’s four, with the Underdog … Continue reading

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Klaus, Kissinger, and Kim Kardashian

Vaclav Klaus on Brexit: I greeted the outcome of the last year´s British referendum with great joy because I do believe that its outcome has opened a new chapter in the European history. I am convinced that Europe needed it … Continue reading

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Crazy World

Breitbart: The political and business elite, who attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, are beginning to admit their push for globalisation and open borders contributed to the worldwide populist backlash and the rejection of the mass integration project. … Continue reading

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Visible and Invisible Minorities

Yesterday I was arguing that Hillary Clinton had run a campaign that had attempted to build a rainbow coalition of oppressed minorities – blacks, gays, women, etc – to support her bid for the US presidency. But I argued that … Continue reading

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Instant Democracy

One thing about the modern world that puzzles me a lot is this: How come, given the truly astonishing communication technology we’ve got these days, that governments everywhere seem to be more and more out of touch with the people … Continue reading

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Waiting For Donald

Caught last night: EU President Says Institution Paralysed by Brexit and Nationalism The president of the European Parliament had used his final interview in the position to concede the institution is “treading water”, has not moved on from Brexit, and … Continue reading

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