Europe’s growing dilemma

21 Feb

In an aside to my post last week, Washington’s Wuhan laboratory lie, I wrote: Russia’s recovery from the Yeltsin years defied Wall Street plans for her economy. It sent the West’s rulers into a frenzy … of Russophobia. No allegation … Read More »

Brexit, Bezos and Boris

27 Oct

I know more Remainers than Leavers. That’s why my posts on Brexit have focused more on delusions common to the former than on those common to the latter. Here’s what I wrote four years ago: My view of Brexit is … Read More »

My October reads

24 Oct

China leads the race for 5G leadership, a fact not only deeply alarming to Washington and Wall Street but with dire implications for a Europe left in the dust. Meanwhile a French Professor of Philosophy has a word or two … Read More »

The streets of Barcelona

21 Oct

this post also features on offguardian One of my most enduring friendships is with Pete, who in 1976 took off to Barcelona and never came back. A passionate Catalan separatist, whose knowledge of the city and Catalan history puts many … Read More »