Charlie’s Angel – Zineb El Rhazoui And The Fight Against Fundamentalist Islam

Islam

  Zineb El Rhazoui’s views on the problems that we face, concerning the effects of religion on society, are very close to my own. Namely, it is the interpretation and application of written texts and superstitions as a political doctrine that cause problems. For the former journalist at Charlie Hebdo, even a recipe book can […]

French “Gilets Jaunes” Movement Is Emmanuel Macron’s Time Bomb

Macron

The French just love chaos, adore complaining about everything and have a passion for taking to the streets. The latest movement of discontent targetted at Emmanuel Macron, the “gilets jaunes,” (yellow vests) is no exception to this French pastime. During my 15 years in France, I fell victim to this undisciplined, vociferous, and disrespectful mentality all […]

Brexit Musings (29) – Is Christmas Only Five Brexit Secretaries Away?

They come and they go, brought in by the wind of change, swept away by a river of delusions. The ireality of what they promise is only matched by the conspicuousness of their incompetence. Will the Brexit secretary 3.0 be any better than his predecessors? The big question is, though, whether he will make it through […]

A Trader, a Clown, And a Devil – The Brexit England “Three Liars”

England

When historians look back at why the EU referendum was organized, how it was run, and what the people voted for, it will become obvious to even the average history student that the whole affair was based on lies, deceit, and misconceptions. Historians will also note that not many times in the course of history, […]