China shows its true face; world governments must ACT!

 

 Time to act on China. A page or so down, I link to a Sunday Times article written in July 2020. It traces Covid-19 from 2011 to 2019. An illuminating article which few seem to have read. It is long

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What we learned about China in 2020 …

 

 .. and what we should do about it in 2021. My sources are all blue, bold, italics and underlined. Clicking on them reveals a good read! What we learned in 2020: China has rapidly become a dangerous tyranny under Xi

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“The fairy tale of eternal economic growth”

 

 I was going to entitle this article “The current BAME*1 game diversion”, but, Greta Thunberg’s words are far more powerful, and, more to the point. Dr Erich Schumacher made strong arguments against economic growth in his 1973 book “Small is

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China’s future and ours; lessons from Covid-19?

 

 For the last 40 years or so, China’s financial, business, political and cultural effect on our world has been a disaster. A disaster both  for the Chinese themselves and for most of us. The corona virus is just the latest

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Our leaders’ decisions are mostly bonkers, why?

 

 Reading the news, since the 12th December election, has been quite illuminating but equally depressing. I’m not talking about global warming, plastic waste pollution or the ever increasing ability of our politicians to “take responsibility” by just saying the words

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General election Q & A – Happy Maastricht ;-)

 

 Yippeee! Another general election 😉 the third since the five year fixed term parliament act came into err “force” in 2011. Your Christmas General Election quiz starts here. Just 10 questions to answer. There may be prizes (Ed: I doubt

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Politics redefined and now Trust redefined. Duck palace anyone?

 

 Politics used to mean “Of the people for the people”. Politics now means “Of the MPs and for the MPs”. And, of course, for the supporting 24/7 Westminster bubble journalism industry. No Deal was the default position voted for by

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Go BoJo! Who are the Pro Rogues now?

 

 May I try to put the childish, irrelevant “furious backlash“, as reported today by the BrBC (British remoaning Broadcasting Corporation), into some logical context? You may have guessed that I am for leaving the EU by now 😉 The remainers

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