Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

What’s the difference between a liberal and a parrot? One of them mindlessly repeats whatever its owners say and the other is a colourful, now domesticated bird, originating from the tropical climates of the Southern Hemisphere. This does not describe all liberals, of course, especially coming from someone who self-identifies as one, however, too many people who casually consider themselves to be “left-wing” appear to … Continue reading Think You’re A Liberal? You’re a Parrot

Fake News: Why There is No Solution

The internet is arguably the most powerful and important invention in the history of human existence. Since the dawn of the world wide web in 1989, the internet has completely transformed life on earth. Almost every aspect of our daily lives are either controlled or influenced by access to the internet and many of us would struggle to get through a day without it. But … Continue reading Fake News: Why There is No Solution

Russiagate: A War of Very Precise Words and Very Little Evidence

In it’s latest attack on the left, BBC Newsnight this week depicted Jeremy Corbyn as Lenin-lookalike Russian stooge for failing to fall in line and condemn Putin. This followed the Guardian (a supposedly liberal newspaper) asking, “How could the UK punish Russia effectively?”. All of this before the Government has offered even prima facie evidence of any Russian state involvement in the tragic¬†poisoning of Sergei … Continue reading Russiagate: A War of Very Precise Words and Very Little Evidence