Islamophobia in Batley?

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Please click to express yourselfWords and their changed meaning The process of that change fascinates me. First we need a definition from the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). Then I will move on to what happened at Batley Grammar School. The

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Harry and Meghan: an alternative view

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Please click to express yourselfThe media & our dear Aunty BBC explored Recently, the many difficult issues that the world continues to face have been overwhelmed by the media focussing on trivia spouted by self interested spoiled brats and endless

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China shows its true face; world governments must ACT!

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Please click to express yourselfTime 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

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What we learned about China in 2020 …

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Please click to express yourself.. 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

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“The fairy tale of eternal economic growth”

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Please click to express yourselfI 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

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

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Please click to express yourselfFor 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

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Our leaders’ decisions are mostly bonkers, why?

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Please click to express yourselfReading 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

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General election Q & A – Happy Maastricht ;-)

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Please click to express yourselfYippeee! 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

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David Cameron’s hypocrisy today

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Please click to express yourselfHaving just read the front page of today’s Sunday Times, I just  had to make this short comment on David Cameron’s hypocrisy and his blatant attempt at self publicity. Just before the 2016 referendum he gave

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Politics redefined and now Trust redefined. Duck palace anyone?

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Please click to express yourselfPolitics 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

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