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After MOAB, we are only a tweet away from Armageddon.

Did some misguided souls seriously believe that Donald Trump would be a less warlike President than Hillary Clinton?  Well now we know.  This intellectually-challenged POTUS, whose grasp of policy is so feeble that he can be turned around by a ten minute conversation, is an impetuous bully and clearly loves to show off.  Hence his … Continue reading

America First, America Fist. Irony dies as Trump promises power to the people.

  There he stood at the inauguration, President Donald Trump raising his fist in a bizarre parody of a revolutionary salute.  Promising to bring the workers of America back the jobs that have been stolen from them by the international neoliberal elite.  This billionaire protectionist,  hero of the proletariat who has filled his cabinet with the … Continue reading

After Aleppo, Assad is not going away anytime soon.

SAMANTHA Power, US ambassador to the UK, asked as Aleppo fell to Syrian government forces: “Is there no execution of a child that gets under your skin, that creeps you out just a little bit. Is there literally nothing that shames you?” The Russians replied in terms of was there no flight of hypocrisy that … Continue reading

All nationalisms are not the same.

There has been a subtext to much of the coverage of the independence debate over the last three months as the London media has started to take a closer interest in what is going on in Scotland.  It has brought to the fore a latent tendency in much metropolitan commentary on Scotland to see the … Continue reading

Was Cameron a fascist for supporting the Maidan?

  Last week, YouGov recorded its highest Yes vote yet, at 42% after don’t knows were excluded. No has a comfortable lead at 58%. But more worrying for Better Together, YouGov confirmed that many Scots still don’t believe the Chancellor’s claim that” if Scotland walks away from the UK it walks away from the pound”. … Continue reading

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