I Cornbynistae

20th December 2019 8

Review. Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, or as it might be renamed: Poverty is Better for Women Than Marriage I first saw Measure for Measure aged seventeen at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton. Much has changed since then; all the actors were white, women didn’t play male roles and all the seats were full. At this RSC production at the Barbican last … [Read on]

Skiing while Rome burns ?

20th December 2019 5

Right  this minute, about 850 students from Cardiff University are partying in the French ski resort of Tigne at a height of 2100 metres. (7000 feet).  They will be drinking alcohol hauled up mountain roads by trucks.  Tomorrow, in a somewhat hung over state, they will be run up and down mountains as high as 3450 metres. (11,300 feet) –  … [Read on]

The three tests of Boris as a serious politician.

15th December 2019 14

We will know soon enough if he is serious or not if :- He scraps HS2 Vetoes the proposed 3rd runway at Heathrow Scraps the principle of immigration to Britain country as a human right, shuts the immigration appeal tribunals which are an open door into Britain and replaces them with a system that allows no appeal against deportation once … [Read on]

Time to say goodbye to the religion that has killed millions ?

14th December 2019 6

In this moment of joy and relief, we must not forget the gravity of the perils we faced. Corbyn’s and McDonnell’s style of politics always moves quickly from revolution to a murderous tyranny. The ideological iconoclasts begin with extravagant promises of a new order, falling just short of a heaven on earth; but this turns swiftly to dictatorship. It has … [Read on]

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