Lest we forget …

10 Nov

Remembrance Sunday in Moffat, Scotland, 2016 And gentlemen in England now a-bed Shall think themselves accursed they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon Saint Crispin’s day. Shakespeare – Henry V, … Read More »

Human rights weaponised

5 Nov

Well intentioned but not so well informed people often assert the universality of human rights in ways that unwittingly serve the agendas of power. How could they not? Our awareness of (a) where human rights violations are said to take … Read More »

What a Bezos!

4 Nov

Spotted just now on Facebook, posted by one Tom Helmesley. This is Jeff. Jeff made his billions by undercutting local shops and shipping stuff halfway round the world. Over the summer, Jeff flew on his private spacecraft so he can … Read More »

Says Rosa …

2 Oct

The most revolutionary thing we can do is always proclaim loudly what is happening   Speaking of Rosa, early Xmas shoppers, methodically placing ticks against the names on their prezzie lists, might consider this gem from cartoonist and writer Kate … Read More »