Amidst all the grinding news, tit-for-tat politics and endless barefaced lies from certain politicians, it was refreshing to come across an interesting piece of information in a recent arts mailing: a link to the...
- Something very exciting
- It’s 19th October 2023
- Ditching the ECHR…ditching our human rights
- My rights, your rights, our rights, everyone’s rights
- If Scotland leaves the UK…
- Building for the future
- The quality of governance
- Levelling up lies
- Fascism arrives as your friend
- “It’s utter crap”
- Post-Brexit Britain – Failure and Fragmentation
- Who are the non-doms?
- Food for thought
- “We haven’t moved on”
- The Misinformed Man
- Brexit isn’t working
- The Union: An aberration? – Part 2
- The Union: An aberration? – Part 1
- Fire and Rehire
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Politics and imaginary hobgoblins
‘The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.’ H. L. Mencken
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