Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Let’s redouble our efforts to care for all children


As Donald Trump through his UN ambassador withdraws the USA from the United Nation Human Rights Council claiming the agency is a “protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias” and images circulate around the world of … Continue reading

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“I would rather the people embrace one another than spat in one another’s face”


Yesterday David Attenborough turned 92 and I came across this interview a few days earlier which was published in the Independent in September in which he discussed the decision by the UK to leave the EU. One of his statements … Continue reading

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Celebrity small governments, buying their way to power


The weekend saw two disconnected but parallel pieces of news or information appearing on-line. The news that our Foreign Secretary has travelled to the USA to meet with Deputy President Mike Pence has been over shadowed by the claim that … Continue reading

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We must end the Syrian conflict, not extend it


The following words were written on Friday Morning to meet the deadline for the Argus Newspaper for todays column. Although some aspects have moved on in the light of our coalition attack on Syria, the majority of this text seems … Continue reading

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Theresa and Donald degrade democracy


Early this morning a brief period of military action took place, commissioned from the safety of three  western democratic national government headquarters designed to try to destroy some of the chemical warfare facilities in Syria. In the case of both … Continue reading

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A clear need for united Nations


As the impact of the nerve gas attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter begins to be understood more widely, the prospect of a retaliatory action from the UK Government extends beyond the nonsensical comments by Boris Johnson. Meanwhile the … Continue reading

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One small action to take today!


Today has been badged as #dataprivacyday which is an international attempt to encourage people to improve their online and wider cyber security. There is a website which includes plenty of information and it is clear all of us could do … Continue reading

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