Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Britain’s Brexit negotiator warned against Brexit


Before the referendum, David Frost, Britain's Brexit negotiator, advised that remaining in the EU would be better than leaving. 

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Dying from Covid-19 mostly depends on your government

Whether or not you die from Covid-19 depends not so much on your age or vulnerability, but mostly on which government runs your country.

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Britain is naturally a pro-EU country


Although hard to believe now, for most of the UK's four decades as a member of the European Union, Britain didn't want to leave. On the contrary, most Brits wanted us to stay.

Thursday, 20 August 2020

Brexit forgets history


This month 59 years ago – on 13 August 1961 – Berliners woke up to find that a wall was being built to split their city in two. To say it was a huge shock is an understatement.

Monday, 17 August 2020

Refugees are innocent

The BBC calls them ‘migrants’; the prime minister and some other media call them ‘illegal’; some Tory MPs and Nigel Farage call them ‘invaders’. They are none of those. 

Sunday, 19 July 2020

General elections are how 'the people' decide

Tory Prime Minister, Edward Heath, on winning the 1970 general election

Some people say it was undemocratic for Britain to join the European Community in 1973 because ‘the people’ weren’t asked in a referendum. But that’s not how decisions are made in Britain.

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Breturn versus Brexit

Brexit is based on blatant mistruths and lies. You may not believe this now, but we will all believe it next year, when Brexit finally arrives, cold, clammy and callous, naked and exposed. 

Monday, 15 June 2020

Taking down statues isn't the answer

It’s understandable that protesters for the Black Lives Matter movement have wanted to take down statues that represent reprehensible history.