A cancer at the heart of left-wing politics.

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This is one of those articles I never in my wildest dreams envisioned I’d be writing, especially in what I foolishly thought in my youth would obviously be the more enlightened and tolerant environment of the twenty-first century. It’s about people hating and wanting to exterminate Jews, but more appallingly about how more progressively that … Continue reading

Am I standing up straight enough Daddy?

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I blog because there are certain things I feel strongly about. So many of those things are unfashionable amongst the media chatterati, who labour under the twin delusions that not only do they hold the one correct political viewpoint on any question, but they also represent some righteous but silent majority who also hold that … Continue reading

The scrotum of the legacy media shrivels even further.

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It was with a certain amount of sadness that I noted this week the announcement by the Daily Telegraph of the closure of their blogs. Four or five years back, it was, mainly in the shape of the redoubtable James Delingpole, the only alternative conversation one could have in the mainstream media about the oh … Continue reading

Not all lives are measured in years.

Monks walk past a soldier to attend a Buddhism ceremony praying for peace called Krong Pealy at Preah Vihear temple compound atop Dang Reak mountain

This is a guest article by one of our regular commenters, Blackswan. It grew out of a conversation we had about the relatively unknown people we admired and when Swannie mentioned him, I admitted I’d never heard of him and being intrigued by the snippets I’d been told, asked if a thumbnail sketch to share … Continue reading

Know your enemy: the establishment journalist.

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The origins of journalism go back a long way. For most of agrarian history, there were individuals who travelled from settlement to settlement, mainly trading goods but part of what they did was bring the news of what was happening in those distant lands twenty or more miles away. Beyond the news, some of their … Continue reading

The decline of popular science journals.

Initially, most revolutionary ideas tend to look off the wall ...

We are creatures of habit and pleasure. When we find something of pleasure, we tend to revisit it with regularity. Despite what a large part of the mainstream media might have you believe, not all pleasure starts at the gullet and ends at the genitalia, though eating well and making love, are of course pastimes … Continue reading