Hong Kong is China’s Danzig

When Danzig was the name on all European lips, and on a great many of those outside Europe from Brisbane to Delaware, and many points between, it was because it was a city on a frontier that had become the hottest political potato since Sarajevo, which had unknowingly […]


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump certainly has confounded a majority of political analysts and pundits who could never have predicted he would come this far or be so popular as a candidate. His rallies are regularly attended by sold-out crowds of thousands of people, when his political opponents, […]

Empire of the Damned

At the start of the French revolution, the propaganda went on about the brotherhood of man, liberty from tyrants, and from political repression. It soon transpired that it was Madame Guillotine that was liberating the masses from their drudgery and oppression. At one point during the revolution, after […]