Results for tag: politics

The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

This sounds like something out of a tin foil hat conspiracy but seems, sadly, to be all too real.

Published on the 7th of May, 2017 Read full post

Belgium and The Netherlands swap land over a headless corpse

The Netherlands and Belgium managed to settle a festering territorial problem, without firing a single bullet and with an unlikely spur: a headless corpse.

Published on the 30th of November, 2016 Read full post

JG Ballard’s daughter on her father’s prescience

Reality is now a kind of huge advertising campaign, selling television’s image of what life is about.

Published on the 20th of November, 2016 Read full post

Passenger warning

I spent a couple of days in London last week. While on a tube journey, this lovely little stealth intervention on a carriage wall caught my eye.

Published on the 18th of November, 2016 Read full post

The death of reason

Surreal and spine-chilling account of the Republican national convention by Laurie Penny.

Published on the 25th of July, 2016 Read full post - le Blog personnel de Jacques Chirac

Has French president Jacques Chirac really got a weblog? Nice effort, but something’s not quite right.
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