Boris Hasn’t Delivered on BREXIT, So Why Should the British Trust Him on Ukraine?

Boris Hasn’t Delivered on BREXIT, So Why Should the British Trust Him on Ukraine?

‘We can’t afford to feed our own people but we can afford to bankroll a war in Ukraine against Putin’ Really? The UK Prime Minister’s visit to Ukraine’s President climaxed by him admitting that he got the maths wrong about the war. Trouble is, Boris is not the Churchillian character neither Mr Zelensky nor the…

British ‘Watchdog’ Journalists Unmasked as Lap Dogs for the Security State

British ‘Watchdog’ Journalists Unmasked as Lap Dogs for the Security State

Events of the past few days suggest British journalism – the so-called Fourth Estate – is not what it purports to be: a watchdog monitoring the centers of state power. It is quite the opposite. The pretensions of the establishment media took a severe battering this month as the defamation trial of Guardian columnist Carole…

The Scottish Independence Movement Will Now Be Very Difficult to Stop

The Scottish Independence Movement Will Now Be Very Difficult to Stop

Predictions of the break-up of the UK may be reaching a crescendo, but they are scarcely new. In 1707, Jonathan Swift wrote a poem deriding the Act of Union between England and Scotland, which had just been passed, for seeking to combine two incompatible peoples in one state: “As if a man in making posies/…

Why ‘Texit’ Is Naive at Best

Why ‘Texit’ Is Naive at Best

Well wishing and power fantasies cannot topple geopolitical realities and the fact that Washington will simply never let a Texit take place. There is an interesting tendency in American political history that whenever there is some sort of crisis, one answer to it, especially from the Right, is some form of secession. The waves of…