Monthly Archives: July 2016

Girl Power

I don’t usually like attacking those who are into ‘intersectional’ or ‘identity’ politics. In much the same way that new atheists are often simply providing a cover for Islamophobia and Western intervention, anti-intersectionalists are frequently looking for a left cover to … Continue reading

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Chilcot etc

Before proffering any comment on Chilcott, I’m mindful of David Osler’s typically dry observation of earlier today: “Prepare for a deluge of a 140-character opinions about a two million-word document nobody has read.” Well, quite. That said I did have … Continue reading

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With Friends Like These…

There’s plenty of justifiable criticism to be made of Corbyn, from those of us to his left, and most of it in terms of his actual politics, rather than the manufactured trash regarding his appearance, style and lack of ‘leadership … Continue reading

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Eddie Truman: 1963 – 2016

So the Calvinist Atheist has passed. A rare case of a man deceased who needs no whitewashing. Whenever his “lover, comrade and friend”, his beloved “Feminist Avenger”, has to sit down and talk to someone about the ‘arrangements’ there will … Continue reading

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Well Done Us

As a potential Prime Minister, BoJo was a truly frightening prospect. A mendacious, unscrupulous and venal chancer, even by the current low standards we seem to accept from our politicians. A privileged posh boy smirking his way up to the … Continue reading

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