Tag: UK

Give Hong Kong to Britain And London to China

To the wider world, Jeremy Hunt is most famous for the many times that radio and television presenters mispronounced his surname whilst he has more recently gained notoriety for being “that boring guy trying to debate Boris Johnson”. Therefore it might come as a surprise to many that Jeremy Hunt […]

Jeremy Corbyn Should Apologise For Insulting Decent People Who Disagree With His Broken Party

It was something of a foregone conclusion that last week’s European elections in the UK were going to result in a dismal result for the ruling (just) Conservative party as well as the utterly divided Labour opposition. But while the Tories mercifully refrained from actively campaigning in elections they knew […]

Theresa May: A Woman Without a Legacy

The best thing that can be said about outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May is that she did not cause irreparable harm to her country or the world. The worst that can be said is that she stubbornly sat by and passively facilitated a phenomenon which caused millions of people […]

The UK Might Follow Russia And Ban Parliamentarians From Having Foreign Financial Assets

The UK should be applauded if it follows Russia’s lead and bans parliamentarians from having any kind of foreign financial assets, but it would ultimately be counterproductive if it doesn’t issue a blanket ban and only prohibits ones from Russia and China. The UK’s Sunday Times reported over the weekend […]

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 […]