Hating politicians

Hating politicians

Looking at Facebook and other social media, there has been a sprouting in recent years of angry, stupid websites dedicated to the breathless criticism of everything politicians and ‘the political class’ do.  Somewhere, in basements and bedsits around the...
Who Governs? May 2017.

Who Governs? May 2017.

The Who Governs Podcast, in all its glory.  22 elections covered in a way too tedious for the Economist and too detailed for the White House. USA, Iran, France, The Marshall Islands, the Republic of Korea, Ecuador, the Gambia, Armenia, Turkey, The Federated States of...
The Ban Hammer

The Ban Hammer

There were a number of inevitabilities about the decision by US President Donald Trump to restrict travel to and through the USA last week. First and foremost, it was inevitable that he would do it. He has been signposting the restriction for months before the US...
Get off your ass and vote

Get off your ass and vote

America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. You’d need to be very brave if you’re prepared to wake up tomorrow with Donald Jackass Trump as the president elect of the United States. There is one proven way to prevent this from happening. Grab...
Vote for Trump

Vote for Trump

There’s a lot wrong with America, or so it seems. Social Welfare and crime are out of control, race relations are strained, police are treated with suspicion, mostly because of their apparent predilection for shooting young African Americans, and for some...

Application to replace Seumas Milne

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition House of Commons Palace of Westminster, City of Westminster Dear Jeremy, If the rumours in the hated mainstream media are to be believed, you will soon be seeking a replacement for your strategic support Seumas...