Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams Afghans – an Imaginary Democracy Afghanistan’s ‘Dogs of War’ Ideal Capitalist Democracies An Unauthorised Terrorist State? China Taking Control China to Curb the Rich? Trade War Shadow-Boxing Disobedient Poland Afghans – an Imaginary Democracy Afghanistan was never a democracy.  It was barely even a state, after the destruction of the left-wing government … Continue reading Notes on the News

NBC Interview

Transcript of the interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin by Keir Simmons of NBC News, which took place in Moscow on June 11, 2021. [extracts] https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/transcript-nbc-news-exclusive-interview-russia-s-vladimir-putin-n1270649 [The interview was conducted in an aggressive and insulting manner towards Putin, the interviewer saying things like: ‘President Biden said you have no soul’ and ‘you are a killer’, … Continue reading NBC Interview

Notes on the News

By Gwydion M. Williams Starmer’s Bland Strategy Loses Votes — Who Fears to Speak of 1945?— Covid-19 – the New Right Plague— Snippets Big Bill Is Harrassing You?— Bitcoin - a Coin Fit For Crooks?— Fond-of-Money Syndrome?— Neutralists OK With China— Yes, Insist on a Nanny State— A Pop Malaise?— Cameron of Greensill— Bad News Is … Continue reading Notes on the News