Monthly Archive: August 2014

Dirty politics – how deep is the rot? 0

Dirty politics – how deep is the rot?

I find it an intriguing aspect of modern democratic societies – where power is contested by two major rival parties – that the closer their policies get, the more bitter and rancorous their political...

The Great War 100 years on: have we not learned anything? 0

The Great War 100 years on: have we not learned anything?

This month we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War of 1914-18.  I have been aware of this approaching anniversary for time now and helped set up a special committee...