Tag: United Kingdom
A day after the former UK prime minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson was interrogated by the UK parliament’s Privileges Committee over whether he had intentionally misled MPs over the Partygate scandal, the host of the audience-participation BBC programme Question Time, Fiona Bruce (renowned for her obsequiousness towards Tories), asked the audience…
With the UK’s unconscionable decision to send Depleted Uranium ammunition to Ukraine, it’s perhaps useful to revisit the environmental and health consequences of the US’s widespread use of such weapons in Iraq and Kuwait during the first Gulf War. This short essay is adapted from my book, Been Brown So Long It Looked Like Green to Me: the Politics of Nature.
The West is too dysfunctional and weak now to fight on all fronts. Yet there can be no retreat without some de-legitimising humiliation of the West.
Make yourself useful to a corrupt leader who has the morals of a sewer rat and then name your price in the form of a top job as payment.