Tag: UK

Brexit Britain Should be Trading Freely With China – Not Threatening China With War

Even a child would know that one cannot have a friendship with someone whilst simultaneously threatening them with lethal force. And yet, whilst Brexit Britain is very much in need of a dynamic trading partner like China, British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson has taken a bizarre approach to Anglo-Chinese relations. […]

Rodrigo Duterte’s Opponents Borrow a Page From The Playbook of Joseph Goebbels

In 1934, Germany’s chief propagandist Joseph Goebbels stated: “The cleverest trick used in propaganda against Germany during the war was to accuse Germany of what our enemies themselves were doing”. Ironically, Goebbels’s statement which was intended to expose the propaganda techniques of Germany’s enemies during the First World War, actually indicated […]

Dyson’s Corporate Relocation to Singapore Has Nothing to do With Brexit And Everything to do With Singapore’s Pro-FDI Economy

From sucking up dirt to making environmentally friendly cars UK entrepreneur James Dyson has long been at the forefront of innovative vacuum cleaners and related technologies, having pioneered a prototype of his famous baglesss dirt and scum sucking machine in the 1970s. Today, Dyson remains at the forefront of innovation […]

Parliamentary Systems Allow Individual Talent to Shine Whilst Minimising Personal Egotism

Of the many myths told about parliamentary governance, one of the most odd is that somehow parliamentary systems are biased against supremely talented individuals who would otherwise rise more rapidly in a literally individual based (rather than party based/manifesto based) presidential system. This argument is flawed for a number of […]

Irony in The UK: The Same Jeremy Corbyn Accused of Having IRA Sympathies is Now Britain’s Leading Unionist

The way things were  Throughout much of the later half of the 20th century, backbench British Labour Party Member of Parliament Jeremy Corbyn worked tirelessly to end the so-called “troubles” which gripped Northern Ireland between the late 1960s and late 1990s. As part of this campaign, Corbyn met with Irish […]

Netanyahu Preaches to Choir in Anti-Iran Speech but It Won’t Change Anything That Hasn’t Already Been Decided

The real battle to repeal the JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal) is one between Russia, China, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), UN, EU, Germany, France and UK on one side and the United States and “Israel” on the other. For Russia and China, two countries that have healthy relations with […]

As Western Living Standards Plummet, Politicians Must Get Used to Genuine Unpaid Activism That Has Nothing to Do With Russia or Anywhere Else

Rarely a day goes by without western mainstream media outlets accusing an independent journalist, activist or even leading politician of having ties with a foreign power that have resulted in the material or electoral enrichment of said journalist, activist or politician. Last week the Syrian journalist and commentator Mimi Susli’s Twitter […]