Articles by Tom Arms

Frightened of Fear

The Beatles sang: “All you need is love”, and young girls delicately placed flowers in the barrels of the guns of National Guardsmen. For a…


A Sad Tale

Once upon a time there was a venerated institution in the not so distant land of Great Britain called parliament. In fact, it was called…


The Elite

In the Middle Ages the Catholic Church called them heretics. They were excommunicated or burned at the stake.  Hitler branded them “Jews” or “Jew lovers”…


Wake UP!

One of my favourite films is Goodbye Lenin. For those of you haven’t seen the German language post-Cold War movie, it is about a loyal…


Dead Not Buried

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead. It is just not buried. The Prime Minister hopes to raise it Lazarus-like and present herself…


The Brexit Spotlight

It’s time to move the Brexit spotlight. Its focus on Theresa May’s deal has thoroughly exposed the bankruptcy of the British Prime Minister’s proposal and…


Wanted: Helmsman

The good ship Europa is without a helmsman, rudderless, and drifting aimlessly through the stormy seas, dangerous shoals and shark-infested waters of Brexit, immigration, a…



Kings of All Trades

They know everything.  That is why they were elected to high office. President Trump is not only a high-flying real estate tycoon. He is also…


Fear Factor

Theresa May is a frightened woman. She is not frightened by the pile of Conservative MP’s letters demanding her departure. They are still a long…