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Posted inGeneral, Politics

Responding to a Critic: “Democrats/Liberals/Progressives/Labour Don’t Care”

Reading Time: 7 minutes I recently posted my analysis of the UK elections in what I thought was a fairly objective and sensible manner. A number of comment threads broke out, but one particular commenter (Spike2Heart) was pretty damning. Here is his initial comment: As usual, the real reasons the Democrats/Liberals/Progressives/Labour lost is staring them in the face, but they […]

Posted inPolitics

Manchester Bombing and the Political Context

Reading Time: 2 minutes As with so many, I am deeply angered by the attack from last night. I could offer all the usual condolences but it would all sound rather trite from me. So I’ll do what I usually do: offer some kind of analysis, this time political rather than theological. What will the fallout of this be? Well, […]

Posted inGeneral

The Media, and Similarities between Trump and Corbyn

Reading Time: 10 minutes The UK election is hotting up. May arguably called it early because the Conservatives were going to romp through, gaining a vastly increased number of seats, and marginalising Labour and an effective opposition into the sidelines of UK politics. This might well still happen, given that the Conservatives have stolen the right-wing UKIP vote (given […]

Posted inPolitics

I See You, David Miliband

Reading Time: 7 minutes The last few days have torn the UK apart. At a moment when the Tory party is riven in twain and ripe for pickings, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has imploded spectacularly. In the past 36 hours, 23 out of 31 shadow cabinet members have quit. It is in this context that I include the following. “I See […]

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