I could not march because …

14 Jul

I’m not really a fan of Galloway – far less of Donald Trump – but yesterday George expressed my sentiments with ninety percent accuracy. But a facebook exchange today adds a little nuance to the picture. Here’s a snippet: In … Read More »

My World Cup 2018

8 Jul

I never watch togger any other time, but get excited at world cup games. In a packed pub  in Birmingham on Tuesday night I amazed myself by leaping to my feet to scream “off-off–OFF” after a smirking Barrios head-butted Henderson … Read More »

Kill and Kill and Kill

16 May

Saree Makdisi, American of Palestinian descent, writing today in CounterPunch Two spectacles unfolded in Palestine on Monday.  In Gaza, Israeli army snipers shot and killed 58 Palestinians—including six children—and injured almost three thousand others amid scenes of smoke, fire, teargas, … Read More »