Global Meltdown

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop in Detroit, Michigan

Biden And Power By Force

The seizure of the Capitol by supporters of President Trump is presented as an attempted coup, while he is still in the White House. On closer inspection, it could be the other way around. Freedom of speech has been confiscated by an illegitimate power in favour of Joe Biden.

Dark times in America

Dark Times Under Way In America

The year 2021 began with some dark, watershed moments for the US. On 1 January, Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced a new bill that represents the next step in the abolition of traditional family values and sex (gender) differences. The pronouns “he” and “she” will no longer be […]

US in a mess

The US Might Require Decades To Clear The Whole Mess

During the last several years, the US has deteriorated its image and reputation as well as its relations with other countries more than ever. It is a consensus shared by the international community, including those sincere with Americans. The United States has pursued unilateralism, undermining multilateral cooperation, wantonly pulling out […]

Rioters stormed US Capitol

Whither American Democracy?

In a poignant remark, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas reacted to the dramatic events in Washington, DC, on Wednesday — the storming of the Capitol building and President Donald Trump’s attempted coup — by recalling that Hitler’s seizure of total power started with the burning of the Reichstag in 1933. […]

Trump and insurrections

Trump, Insurrections And The 25th Amendment

How strange it must have seemed for US lawmakers to be suddenly facing what was described as a “mob”, not so much storming as striding into the Capitol with angry purpose. A terrified security force proved understaffed and overwhelmed. Members of Congress hid. Five people lost their lives. With the […]

Boris Johnson Visits North East In Campaign's Final Days

Fish Wars And Brexit

Warring over fish in the twenty-first century might seem an unlikely proposition.  But the deployment of four Royal Navy ships to deter European fishing vessels from encroaching on British waters in the event of a no-deal Brexit has tongues wagging.  The prospects of a trade pact between the EU and […]