The above picture is but one of a sequence of photos sent from my man in HK. Rioting is centred in Kowloon and the centre of HK. In those areas the police have lost control and discipline, so it… Read more.

Today is the 11th of the 11th. The day where Britain remembers its war dead from WW1 onwards. However, the question has to be asked, are we honouring our lost generations… Read more.

Nigel Farage’s (NF) Brexit Party (positioned to the right championing a No-deal Brexit)

NF has played his role as an archetypal  protesting hero, that has been instrumental in catalysing… Read more.

So the 57th Parliament of England has been dissolved and last week it's self-serving egocentric speaker retired and subsequently was replaced by  a more respectful and impartial Speaker of the… Read more.

Further to our Murrination Russia: The need for Rapprochement with the West which highlighted the critical and vulnerable economic phase Russia is now entering and the importance with which any… Read more.

Firstly, congratulations to The Boks for winning the Rugby World Cup. An outcome that I never saw coming a week ago, after the semi-final win over New Zealand. My three-year-… Read more.

The turn of the century marked a sea change in the vibrancy of western economies. From that point onwards underlying unleveraged growth and GDPs behaved as if they were swimming through treacle. I… Read more.

Every empire has had a game that personifies its values and represents its national culture. Rugby was the game of the British empire, from which it has since spread to many nations… Read more.

The adage that empires pull themselves apart from the inside before they succumb to external rising powers, is born out repeatedly across history. Today it is the American Empire  that is well… Read more.