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Guardian to give readers actual bubbles to live in

The Guardian is rolling out a new subscription package for readers in which they will get an actual bubble to live in, which the newspaper has assured customers is “perfectly safe, in fact probably the safest space going” and “100% biodegradable”. 430 more words

News

Has Brexit triggered an anti-democractic "Color Revolution"?

by Kit

It’s important to remember, it was never supposed to get his far.

The Prime Minister didn’t want it. The Chancellor didn’t want it. The Queen didn’t want it. 1,605 more words

Europe

I'm Sorry for Voting for Brexit

Only racists, imperialists and bigots voted out. I’m ashamed to have been one of them. I am so sorry for voting for Brexit. 918 more words

Essays

Narnia

The following notes about C. S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia, are from four emails that I wrote in the fall of 2015. I rebut various objections to the Narnia books. 3,386 more words

Philosophy

My Last Words on EU Referendum

This is my final blog post on the referendum.

I have found the entire debate profoundly depressing. The media coverage has simply intensified that feeling.  Both sides have produced dud numbers and fatuous arguments; very few journalists seem capable of rigorous interview and many columnists, most of all Toynbee, seem to inhabit a world that I do not recognise.  1,759 more words

Political

Like a Slow-Motion Car Crash

I’ve sometimes wondered what it must be like to live in a time when you can see that your society is wilfully racing towards political disaster – war, say, or violent revolution, or fascist supremacy – and no appeal either to reason or to empathy seems able to stop it. 521 more words

The Arrogance Of Those In Power & The Wishes Of The Peoples

The Arrogance Of Those In Power & The Wishes Of The Peoples

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Greg Lance – Watkins
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eMail: Greg_L-W@BTconnect.com

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Hi,

my thanks to someone calling himself ‘Countrywide’ for spotting this – an excellent critique of the views of what seems to be the majority in Britain though some have been duped by duplicitous politicians and their cronies acting in their own interests based upon talking down Britain and the British peoples and working towads crippling our economy to fullfill their ambitions by using threats false prophets Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt. 1,263 more words

Greg Lance-Watkins