Last night’s appalling events in Manchester once again force every reasonable person on the planet to think beyond facile soundbites about why these atrocities happen, and how the élites in the West respond to them. This post is about one disturbing aspect of government reaction[…]
Category: The Slog
ANALYSIS: Why the European Union so beloved of Leftliberals has killed the slim chance Corbyn ever had of winning
Jeremy Corbyn has always harboured deep suspicions about the neoliberal and neofascist leanings of the EU. His lack of candour about those doubts (and the behaviour of Brussels of late) will prove a millstone too heavy on June 8th…and condemn Britain to a truly awful[…]
The Slog. CRASH2: why the oil glut looks more and more like the catalyst for collapse – by John Ward
Anyone looking to oil as a long-term hold in 2017 needs to examine the realities more closely. The glut can no longer be denied – while the rise of electric vehicle power spells big trouble for Arabs, Islam, stock markets, frackers and the Pentagon.
The Slog. OPINION: In the short term, the best bet is to give the neocons all the rope they need to hang themselves
The Conservative lead over Labour having now stretched to 22 pts, I fell to wondering yesterday evening whether anyone, beyond a relative few us, is actually keeping the score on the level of contemporary global insanity.
“Readers expect politicians to be hopeless and crooked, so let’s get in bed with the politicians and write about celebs instead. Then we’ll have more power and more readers and make more money. And as politicians can’t speak eloquently any more, let’s put what they say into words for the People”
SYRIA: Are these eight signs of imminent Crash2 the real reason why Trump “bought into” the gas attack narrative?
Across all the members of the alternative corporate State, no community is more ever-present than the Texas oil business. Did Trump fire the tomahawks at Assad to protect US access to oil…..or to disrupt access, and help Texas out? The Slog looks at means and[…]