Category: Politics & economics

current state of the world, economic theory

Hi Fi

Seriously, what’s the point of a blog unless it’s to look at things, learn, see perspectives? The CCR evenings were about that whole era but it wasn’t just Americana, it was part of our culture too. Don’t know why but…

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Will Big Ben bong or not bong, that is hardly the question. Whether tis wiser in the mind to still be thinking Brexit or thinking of what horrors are actually planned – that is the question. The PTB, Them, are…

Dirk Gently

Dirk Gently, for the non au fait, was one of Douglas Adams’s characters, noted for his expression “the fundamental interconnectedness of all things”. To make sense in a blogpost in the face of huge swathes of those interconnected things coming…

South Africa and corruption

In South Africa, it’s not hard to ferret around and find evidence of gross corruption and incompetence: https://thewalrus.ca/corruption-why-corruption-killed-dreams-of-a-better-south-africa/ In the fall of 2017, former antiapartheid activist and current British politician Peter Hain criticized HSBC in the British House of Lords…

A new reality

Jeremy Corbyn’s hard-left protege Rebecca Long-Bailey takes a shock five point LEAD over centrist Keir Starmer in Labour leadership race, new poll shows  Mother who used her BMW to deliberately run over two teenage boys in revenge for ‘knock and…

Hiding to nothing [continued]

The major blemish on the principle “Whatever Them are angling for you to do, do the opposite … or at least don’t do that which they’re angling for” … the major blemish is that Them then factor that in. “Them”…

The sad joke for the Boomers

I’ll run something classical tomorrow.  All the songs below have something wrong with them, yet all were/are classics.  The problem is that the lyrics in each case sit well with normal people of the past who did all the pioneering,…