The fallacy of 51

If you’ve been reading me since the New Year you might be forgiven for thinking the best bet is just to end it all. I know it all might read as depressing, but actually I’m not all that depressed. I’m quite optimistic about independence, and this is...

The Shape of 23 Part Four: Only Coppers Left

In arriving at my last in this series on the contexts which will shape 2023 I am very conscious that there is so much I’ve not covered (not least the state of the global economy and the growing disparity between extreme weather events and our global efforts to...

The Shape of 23 Part Two: The Toynbee Cycle

The second of my quick looks at the contexts in which 2023 will take place looks at Britain, and it’s not a pretty picture. The UK is trapped in a never-ending cycle of elite control and nothing but nothing seems capable of breaking it. In the context of a...

The shape of ’23 Part One: The New Cold War

I’m expecting 2023 to be another difficult year and certainly it contains major challenges at almost every level. To have a chance of meeting those challenges we need to understand the undercurrents of what is happening. So I’ll start the year with a...

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