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,…


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…


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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…




Trump and the Return of ‘Big Wars’

Donald Trump says if he becomes President, and as such, commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the United States of America, he will build new…