If Jeremy Corbyn’s The Answer To Brexit, What The Hell Was The Question?

Reading Time: 4 minutes   The Labour priority is to negotiate a trading relationship with the European Union to protect jobs and to defend the living standards that we have through regulation, but also to make sure that the jobs in the manufacturing industry and in food supply chains are protected. – Jeremy Corbyn   For a man who […]

Returning Jihadists Should Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity

Reading Time: 7 minutes Shamima Begum deserves, like all Jihadists, not a criminal court hidden somewhere in the centre of London, but one that reflects the universality of the crimes she supports.      Europe faces a problem not only with migrants from worn-torn Islamic countries, but with returning Jihadists who, technically at least, are still European citizens. It’s an […]

Nous Devons Tous Faire Comme Charlie Hebdo

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Pourquoi j’ai quitté plusieurs groupes Facebook   J’ai écrit beaucoup de choses à propos du Brexit. Pas étonnant, je suis un “Franglais” né à Londres, ayant vécu en France, et vivant depuis 20 ans aux Pays-Bas. Pas étonnant, non plus, que j’ai pleuré comme une madeleine le lendemain de ce scrutin malheureux du mois de […]

Brexit Musings (41) – Hell’s Bells

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve been wondering what the special place in hell looks like for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan.  – Donald Tusk, European Council     The Guardian was as quick to latch on to Donald Tusk’s rather unfortunate comment as you and I would be, in trying to escape being […]

On The Importance Of Being A Blogger

Reading Time: 5 minutes   A blogger should transcend all personal interests and contradictions, because the ideas transmitted are far more important than the people who transmit them.     I am not a professional journalist, and even less of a philosopher, but I have a profound interest in both. I am just an ordinary citizen living an ordinary […]