Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams Trickle-Down – a Swindle Who Needs the Multi-millionaires? The World Shanghaied? Russo-Ukrainians Forbidden Democracy? Sweden and Italy, Overstrained Communities Italy, Also Overstrained Two Nice People, Unfit For Their Jobs Snippets More Tory Failures Turkish Inequality Trickle-Down – a Swindle President Biden recently denounced Trickle-Down.[A]  Then Liz Truss affirmed the idea: tax cutting … Continue reading Notes on the News

“From BRICS to BRICS+ — and beyond”

Diary of a Corbyn foot soldier  (July, 2022)  By Michael Murray  Dictionary definition of foot soldier: “…a dedicated low level follower." (1) BRICS 14th annual Summit meeting  Imagine: an organisation representing 43% of the world’s population across four continents,  comprising 30% of the global land area, currently producing 24% of global GDP and responsible for 16% … Continue reading “From BRICS to BRICS+ — and beyond”

Newsnotes

Notes on the News By Gwydion M. Williams Did Russia Invade To Stop Kiev Overrunning the Donbass?The G7’s Proxy WarGeorgia Not Fighting to the Last GeorgianBritish Rail and the Imaginary MarketThe End of Thatcherism?China’s Mixed Economy Did Russia Invade To Stop Kiev Overrunning the Donbass? Western media speak of ‘Russian Disinformation’.  But not this particular Russian claim.  Which … Continue reading Newsnotes

Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams Canada Drowns, Business Hesitates Government: It’s Not a Bad Habit China: the New Civilisation that the Soviet Union Failed To Be Snippets OLIMBY Covid: Survival of the Worst China’s Sputnik Moment? Unhappy Rich People Did Modern Humans Invent Cold-Blooded Murder? Canada Drowns, Business Hesitates “Atmospheric rivers are typically several thousand kilometers … Continue reading Notes on the News

The United States does not support Taiwan independence.

The US and the UK recognise that Taiwan is part of China.  Yet they speak as if  Taiwan’s independence might be endangered and Taiwan need their protection, military if need be. The BBC gives the impression that Taiwan is under threat.  It is ambiguous, as at times it is very careful about stating that the Chinese planes … Continue reading The United States does not support Taiwan independence.

Aukus – Parliament Notes 1

There is NATO, there is Five Eyes (the Anglo-Saxon English speaking alliance between Canada, New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the US); there is the Quadrilateral Security Dialog—the so-called "Quad"—a strategic engagement between Australia, India, Japan, and the United States, there is the 1971 Five Powers Defence Arrangements, (Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and the UK).   Now … Continue reading Aukus – Parliament Notes 1

Why isn’t the British left excited by what’s happening in China?

Diary of an ex-Corbyn foot soldier (September, 2021)  Dictionary definition of “foot soldier”: “…a dedicated low level follower…”  Michael Murray: murraymicha@gmail.com; FaceBook: Michael Murray London Contents:   (1) “Why isn’t the British left excited by what’s happening in China?” (2)  “The Uyghurs and China” (1) “Why isn’t the British left excited by what’s happening in China?” Introduction “Okay. … Continue reading Why isn’t the British left excited by what’s happening in China?