Tag Archives: us politics

Steve Bannon’s Plan to Save the World

I’m going to try something new here. I’m going to take a leaf from @alexandraerin’s book, sort of. Erin pointed out recently that Twitter threads get shared much more widely than blog posts, because each tweet acts as a pull … Continue reading

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Strange Fruit

The singer Rebecca Ferguson has been reported as having accepted the offer to play at Trump’s inauguration, under one condition: I’ve been asked and this is my answer. If you allow me to sing “strange fruit” a song that has … Continue reading

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Circular Firing Squads

I don’t live in a complete filter bubble — I am privileged enough to have other people’s political opinions not cause me immediate, direct, harm, and so I have friends, or at least friendly acquaintances, across all political divides (though … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Fighting Back

Some people should not read this post. I assume that approximately 0% of my regular readers (Sid and Doris Bonkers) are happy about Trump winning the US election, but it’s just about possible that I have a few USian readers … Continue reading

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If I Had A Vote In The US Election…

OK, before I start this, I want to make one thing clear: I am not, N-O-T NOT going to tell you how you should use your vote. It would be presumptuous, arrogant, and absurd for me to think I know … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 25/01/10

I’ve spent the last week working on PEP!-related stuff, but I’ve now sent the final text out to all contributors. All that remains is to get any last-minute changes from them, and get it typeset, so I can start posting … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To My American Friends About The NHS

I did want today to write something about comics, and I’ve also got a playlist I want to post, but I felt compelled to write this after various news reports over the last couple of days. Unlike most of my … Continue reading

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