September 2016


Hillary Finds Her Trump Card

Tax. That was it. Tax! It’s hard to believe after months of debate, countless millions of words written about the gnarly character of the man,…


Things We Lost In The Mire 46

FRANCE/MIGRANTS –  President Hollande has announced that the thousands of migrants living in ‘The Jungle’ near Calais in northern France will be dispersed across France. …


Labour: Back to No Future?

One of the world’s great left wing movements, the British Labour Party, has just re-elected Jeremy Corbyn from the extreme left as its leader. He…



Germany Again

My apologies for constantly returning to Germany but for the moment it is the pivot of the world. Germany is the fourth largest economy in…



Things We Lost In The Mire 45

GERMANY/ELECTION – Chancellor Merkel suffered another electoral blow when her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party went from 23.3% in the 2011 Berlin regional election to…


The UK And The EU Feel The Bern.

This week British Trade Minister, Mark Price, was in the Swiss capital talking trade and immigration. On Monday it’s the turn of the EU Commission…