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TRUMP AND BREXIT – TERRIBLE TWINS

TRUMP AND BREXIT – TERRIBLE TWINS

Sovereignty is the Brexit buzzword.  My dictionary suggests  some synonyms for it – supremacy, hegemony, ascendancy  and domination among others. The front men in their campaign, Johnson, Gove, Villiers and Farage  would be quick to assert that they are merely seeking a self-governing state with powers to

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Winston Churchill – gold standard for integrity?

Winston Churchill – gold standard for integrity?

Winston Churchill died in 1965; he was last elected to office in 1961. On Sunday the Observer published the results of a survey by  the pollsters, BritainThinks .  Churchill topped the poll with an impressive 100% in the qualities  that  were determined necessary for leadership – ‘being decisive,

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‘Churchill – gone to join his father – in Hell.’

The BBC was in the vanguard to commemorate the fiftieth  anniversary  of the funeral of Winston Churchill. For a fortnight we had trailers and tributes to the achievements of Britain’s wartime leader. The right was unrestrained in the sycophantic revisionism and selective amnesia of the language used to describe

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