Category Archives: politics

UK politics assessment

An update to an earlier post from March 2019 to reflect changes since then. This is a work in progress and needs to be finished. Since then Boris Johnson was apponted leader of the Conservative party in July 2019 and … Continue reading

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US Coronavirus: Donald Trump’s reponse to Coronavirus an absolute chaotic disaster

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Revealed: PPE stockpile was out-of-date when coronavirus hit UK

By Channel 4 News Investigations Team Almost 80% of respirators in the national pandemic stockpile were out of date when coronavirus hit the UK. Channel 4 News has obtained detailed stock lists that reveal exactly what was held, on the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson catching Coronavirus and UK’s Herd Immunity Strategy

Boris Johnson is or was insane. The UK government has claimed that it was not pursuing a strategy of herd immunity but it was. The government’s chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has told Sky News that about 60% of … Continue reading

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Draft, subject to revision: If I was in charge in UK

This post is definitely subject to revision. I would not be concerned with repatriating people. States are not responsible for such reckless people. ed: The prime purpose is to prevent spread of the virus. Such reckless people can be detained … Continue reading

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Coronavirus UK: Background

Suggested background for you to watch or not.

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Coming soon: Coronavirus UK

Coronavirus UK is a big issue so there will be a series of posts. I intend to explain in some detail why UK is pursuing it’s current course (essentially the NHS is totally overwhelmed so the purpose is to reduce … Continue reading

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https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/02/26/business/26reuters-apple-shareholders.html (Reuters) – An Apple Inc shareholder proposal critical of the company’s app removals in China received a relatively high level of support at the iPhone maker’s annual meeting on Wednesday, enough to push the company to respond, experts said. … Continue reading

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Boris the worse that useless Boris

It’s bash the liar Boris Johnson time again. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnsons-mustique-villa-stay-21500154 It’s uncertain who paid for Boris and Carrie’s Mustique holiday. Boris has declared it was paid for by Carphone Warehouse boss David Ross. Applying my maxim that Boris ‘Alien’ Liar is … Continue reading

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Sunday Review

Boris ‘Alien’ Johnson(*1) has been lying again about post-Brexit food standards. Liam Fox has also been lying about them. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/03/fears-about-us-food-standards-hysterical-says-boris-johnson … In a speech setting out his goals for trade after Brexit, the prime minister said the UK would not … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg: What will you tell your children?

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The Government are using Brexit to weaken environmental protections

Green Party member of the House of Lords Jenny Jones writes at https://leftfootforward.org/2020/01/the-government-are-using-brexit-to-weaken-environmental-protections/ The UK government has lost in the courts time after time on issues like people’s right to clean air, clean waters and clean beaches. And now, guess what? The … Continue reading

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Trump/US’s assassination of Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani: analysis

The US assassinated Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani this morning by drone attack near Baghdad airport. I present my analysis which my be revised or extended. Trump/US’s assassination of Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani is no doubt an extremely provocative and outrageous … Continue reading

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Boris “Buller, Buller, Buller” Johnson

Boris Johnson claimed today that the naughtiest thing he’s ever done is ride a bicycle on the pavement. In early September however, he alluded to his time at university by advising primary school children not to get drunk. While at … Continue reading

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The lying liar Boris Johnson and more

It is documented and established beyond doubt that Boris Johnson is a lying liar. While that is enough to establish that he is totally unsuitable to hold any high office, there is further evidence that he is a dangerous, unstable … Continue reading

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I’m a climate change scientist – and I’m campaigning for Labour this election

Simon Lewis, UCL The 2019 UK general election matters because the climate emergency means that the next decade is critical for the future of humanity. Only a Labour government can really turn things around, not just in the UK, but … Continue reading

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UK wealth inequality

How billionaires extract wealth rather than create it It is difficult to comprehend the sheer scale of UK wealth inequality, which is twice as high as income inequality. New research published today by the Equality Trust has shown that the five richest … Continue reading

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Statement on the Climate Crisis: Revised

The Earth’s climate is in crisis, it is an emergency. There is no doubt about it – scientists are in near unanimous agreement that humans are causing severe damage to Earth’s climate. This is our home and we have to care … Continue reading

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Register by 11:59pm on 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 December

Register to vote gov.uk Register by 11:59pm on 26 November to vote in the General Election on 12 December. If you want to apply to vote by post in England, Scotland or Wales, register before 5pm on 26 November. If you’re going … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn to announce Labour manifesto

UK’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn is announcing the Labour manifesto today. While I am not and have never been a Labour member, I strongly support the current Labour party and their policies. Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party are … Continue reading

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