Category Archives: International

It’s just the start with worse to come

Without Trump to Blame, Virus Turns the Corner. A year ago, it was the greatest threat to humankind since the Black Death. Now it’s on the verge of becoming just another seasonal virus. Which it is. Plus these. Back to … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International | 89 Comments

24 hours after Biden was sworn in as Confederate President…

China authorises coastguard to fire on foreign vessels in disputed East and South China Seas.

Posted in International, War and peace | 54 Comments

Biden Inauguration Thread: January 21, 2021

 

Posted in American politics, International, Open Forum | 113 Comments

Meanwhile, in Russia…

NEW – Russian President Vladimir Putin took a dip in freezing water to mark the feast of the Epiphany, part of a traditional Orthodox Christian ritual that commemorates the baptism of Jesus.pic.twitter.com/tNeFMy1k6T — Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) January 19, 2021

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“Harming people in the name of helping them is one of mankind’s favourite pastimes”

I love this. President-Elect Joe Biden delivered his first major national address since the Electoral Count was certified Thursday night; calling on “everyone at the top” to pay “their fair share” so we can rebuild and rescue the American economy. … Continue reading

Posted in International, Politics of the Left | 18 Comments

One year ago

Preliminary investigations conducted by the Chinese authorities have found no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified in #Wuhan, #China🇨🇳. pic.twitter.com/Fnl5P877VG — World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) January 14, 2020

Posted in History, International | 70 Comments

Great Trials of January

THE ceremonies marking the advent of the new US Congress and Presidency will coincide almost to the day with the 500th anniversary of the Diet of Worms. No disrespect to the German city intended, but to an English speaker the … Continue reading

Posted in History, International, Rule of law | 25 Comments

“My own mudder won’t let me go to the pub”

She sold out Daddy along the way but, hey, whatever it takes for this noble cause. In the end, I was convinced.

Posted in Freedom, International | 25 Comments

Well done, girls

Chinese Communists fall into line with Western feminism.

Posted in International, Politics of the Left | 13 Comments

15 brave police arrest 92 year-old man for not wearing a mask

Eric Levy had come to Westminster Magistrate’s Court to support Julian Assange…

Posted in International, Politics of the Left | 25 Comments