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World’s Richest Nations Aim To End Fossil Fuel Use

By Tim Sandle

The G7 group of the world’s most industrialized (and richest) nations has pledged to end the use of fossil fuels by the end of this century – 75 year’s time. In doing so, the leading nations have set some ambitious targets. The G7 – or group of seven – is made up of Canada, France, […]

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UN Official’s Moronic Nazi Smear

By Alexander Baron

When you were young you may have learned that one of the best ways to manipulate your schoolmates was to call them names. That still works in the adult world, or at least it is still tried, even at an international level. The latest attempt directed against the UK is by an idiot named François […]

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A Multi-sectarian Force Is What Iraq Needs To Deal With ISIS: Josh Earnest

By Dean Smith

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has given out some detailed advice on how Iraq should fight ISIS, the dangerous terrorist organization which is starting to dominate the country. Economic Times reports he is of the opinion that Iraq needs a serious multi-sectarian force to fight ISIS if  a catastrophe is to be avoided. He also added […]

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Who Wants War With Iran?

By Alexander Baron

Since January 2002 when President George W. Bush coined the phrase “axis of evil” (in the modern context), Iran has been and remains one of the major offenders. Iraq has now gone, having been relieved of that title with the fall of Saddam Hussein; North Korea remains, but as far as threats to the West […]

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The Idiots Who Hold The Purse Strings Of The World

By Alexander Baron

There is a favourite saying of conspiracy buffs, when you want to know who or what is really behind some crisis or other, follow the money, because doing that will lead you right the way back to the people who benefit. This is a corollary of that other well-known saying “He who pays the piper…” […]

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The True Face Of Cameron’s Austerity

By Alexander Baron

In 1905, a destitute seventeen year old youth was arrested for stealing a loaf of bread. He received a 14 day sentence, but that was not the end of the matter; his case was raised in Parliament, and Home Secretary Aretas Akers-Douglas confirmed that his department was loing into the matter. Shameful though it may […]

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No More Page Three And The Politics Of Whining

By Alexander Baron

In an age when Western women have never had it so good, when they are living longer than ever before, can choose any career open to them contingent only on their abilities, and can even aspire to high public office, you might rightly ask what they have to complain about. Well, poverty is one thing, […]

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Lutfur Rahman – Saint Or Sinner?

By Alexander Baron

The current political uproar in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is than a little amusing, though curiously no one seems to have seen the funny side of it. Beginning with London in 2000, a number of mayors have been elected directly in England including in a handful of the capital’s boroughs. Nearly five […]

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The Brittan And Janner Controversies

By Alexander Baron

Two senior politicians, one dead, one still alive, have been in the news for the past few months accused of unspeakable crimes against the young. The cases are very different, as is the quality of the evidence against them. Leon Brittan and Greville Janner were not exactly peas in a pod. Brittan was and Janner […]

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Anjem Choudary Teaches Economics

By Alexander Baron

When he isn’t making iberately inflammatory speeches, radical cleric Anjem Choudary spends quite a bit of time in the classroom teaching various aspects of Islam. His latest lesson, which is available on YouTube, concerns Islamic economics. This is a complex subject, and this lesson is only an introduction; as might be expected, he makes some […]

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