Tag Archive: politics

Trump: Questions and Incredulity are the Sand We Stick Our Heads In.

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Democrats and sane Republicans alike keep asking the same questions – sometimes sincerely, sometimes for the sake of rhetoric, sometimes with a knowing wink and nod. Hasn’t Donald Trump read enough history to… Continue reading

Why I’m Voting for Jeremy Corbyn

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I have in my hand my very red card. For the first time, in 52 years of life, I have formally joined a political party – the Labour party. It was an act… Continue reading

The Business of Bigotry, or How To Ruin Your Business and Get Rich

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The headline on CNN reads: “Indiana pizzeria finds itself at the center of ‘religious freedom’ debate” but even this untrue. Memories Pizza, in Walkerton, Indiana, didn’t find itself anywhere. The owners veritably thrust… Continue reading

The Gaping Flaw in Logic in The Supreme Court

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The recent Supreme Court decision that allows companies with ‘deeply held religious beliefs’ from being compelled to cover reproductive health services or drugs for their employees exposes some deeply unimpressive reasoning on the… Continue reading

Book Review: No Easy Day

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I was interested to read ‘No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden” by “Mark Owen” (Matt Bissonnette) and co-written by Kevin Maurer. Having read it, I… Continue reading

Social Order & the Expectation of Justice: The Death of Zhao Wei

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China’s central committee should spend less time worrying about what its citizens are reading on the internet or the threat of a jasmine revolution and more time worrying about the fact that its… Continue reading