The Brexit Fundamentalists

fundamentalists

Populism and dogmatism have replaced empiricism and pragmatism, leading to an ideological frenzy, the perpetrators of which are in a constant civil war with their opponents. It is a psychodrama that has cut through political divides, carved apart families and neighbourhoods, to finally break its way through to the very top of the State and […]

Boris Johnson: An Agitator Within The Law

Johnson

Like it or not, Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament is perfectly legal. The Queen might very well have choked on her porridge, she gave the prime minister her blessing and paved the way for Parliament to be muted whilst Brexit is being irrevocably defined. It’s a sad state of affairs for UK democracy, of course, […]

“Mother Democracy, Shut The F*ck Up”

Democracy

Forget about Boris Johnson’s comforting words reassuring us that MP’s will have sufficient time to do something about avoiding a no-deal Brexit, the prorogation of parliament is an affront to democracy. In delaying the Queen’s speech until October 14th, Johnson is doing nothing less that bypassing democracy. In shutting up Westminster, he has effectively forced […]

MONDE – Les États-fusils d’Amérique

American

  L’Amérique ne doit plus être un pays où tout est permis, où il n’y a pas de limites et où les valeurs morales se plient aux considérations financières et à l’influence politique.   Haily Jordan, une lycéenne américaine, a défendu le libre accès aux armes à feu aux États-Unis. Son principal argument est que, […]