Tag Archives: us politics

Fire and Fury

By now you’ve almost certainly heard about Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff, the book which has reignited debates such as “is Donald Trump actually suffering from Alzheimer’s, is he a sociopathic narcissist, is he just a viciously racist overprivileged … Continue reading

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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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