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America’s democracy is a declining myth

I had been intending to write a story a blog about American democracy having seen several claims lately that the USA has the strongest democracy in the world. As the old saying goes, “there’s no delusion like self-delusion!” American democracy … Continue reading

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Putin – is just a weak but dangerous ‘willy waver’

Unusually and for the first time ever I will be joining two discussions in International Women’s Day about the dangers that men cause to women. That has made me think more than I ever have before (I am ashamed to … Continue reading

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Jan 6th – A Day that shamed America and damaged the World

Until a few years ago I believed that we were, as a world, moving slowly but surely towards a society in which democracy was spreading and flourishing and that dictatorships were in retreat against the forces of enlightenment. Then Donald … Continue reading

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What is it with Americans and guns?

A few years ago, I went to Arkansas and met loads of active Mayors and other politicians. Most of them were very friendly and insisted on buying me a beer because they knew that British men drink a lot of … Continue reading

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Will there be a new World order after Afghanistan?

The disastrous after-effects of the disgusting way that the UK, USA and other NATO members left Afghanistan begs a question that we should have been asking for the last 5 years. “What happens when the USA gives up its role … Continue reading

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Some good things happened in 2020

It would be too easy just to concentrate on what went wrong in 2020. Brexit and the Coronavirus would come top of the list. But it would be wrong to write off 2020 as a total failure. Some good things … Continue reading

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Trump is imperilling global democracy

A few years ago, I was at an Afro-Cities Conference in the Moroccan Capital, Rabat. As with most conferences there was a big exhibition with all sorts of organisations, businesses and Countries selling their wares. One of the stands was … Continue reading

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Thanks America – What a relief

I suspect that like me you have had at least half an eye on the Tv and radio. I’ve been out delivering for a couple of hours and came straight back straight to the TV. “Surely”, I thought “it must … Continue reading

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What is a Covidiot?

I issued a short video yesterday in which I described Covid deniers as covidiots. One person took exception to that and gave some examples of why he thinks some of the Covid rules and laws are wrong. He is not … Continue reading

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Press freedom is vital with journalists being arrested in the ‘land of the free’

I had been meaning for a number of weeks to write a blog about the state of the USA. I do this because I have many American followers and because what happens in America does affect the rest of the … Continue reading

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