Tag Archives: Margret Thatcher

Brexit : “Without a single shot being fired”

Brexit: The unthinkable has happened One of the most amazing facts of the whole Brexit story is that the political and business elites and the so called “market” did not see it coming. Or rather they would not believe that it could … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism: The Beast Thou shall not name

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems One of the most interesting pieces I read recently was by George Monbiot in The Guardian about Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems It opened … Continue reading

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Corbyn & Sanders – the end is nigh

It has been a while but now I find the time to reflect on recent events, which have send shockwaves through the political establishment on both sides of the Atlantic. Like the tsunami crossing the pacific at the time of writing … Continue reading

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Who lacks guts and why do balls matter ?

When I first arrived in New Zealand over 30 years ago I was surprised to find a cenotaph in every little settlement and war memorial halls large and small all over the place. Coming from a country, which suffered much more … Continue reading

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