Category: Politics

IF TRUMP FAILS…?

Trump’s victory polarised everybody. But if Trump fails, even the delight of his most diehard critics will regress to a worse upset. Trumpist delight is little reported in mainstream media. Instead we see rallies of the enraged claiming...

Five Ways to Lose a Cyber War

 Today’s US reactions to Russia’s alleged hacker support for the Republican election campaign show us how NOT to counter a cyber attack campaign. Don’t reveal you know you’ve been attacked. Don’t tell anybody that...

Most UK Votes Are Wasted

The reality of UK parliamentary democracy is that the views of millions of actual vote are lost in the ballot box.  They make no difference to the outcome. SO now that I’ve just voted...

UK Urgently Needs a Green Pressure Group

Green issues are far too important to be politicised.  A conversation yesterday with a local Green Party canvassing person made me realise that the UK’s Green Party has become too concerned with politics to be...

USA Fighting the Wrong Wars

Using military force requires considerable thought beforehand. Planning for afterwards doesn’t seem to be part of the USA’s war-fighting approach. The Americans invaded Iraq with no plan for rebuilding the country, and so created what seems...