Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: Politics

My latest short visit to Ukraine & election observation work.

What I was doing last week. My 11th election observation mission for OSCE / ODIHR…

Economic and political consquences of Britain Brexit (self)destruction.

(A note that was originally a comment on a friend’s Facebook post). I sympathise with…

UK backs independent media in Ukraine, & other reforms. Praise and concern.

I posted this comment on Facebook, especially aimed at Ukrainian professional friends who work on…

Why everything you know about the UK housing crisis is wrong.

Housebuilding & homes crisis debunked. An unsuccessful entry for the ‘right wing’ ‘libertarian’ think tank…

Back in Ukraine as a professional International Election observer.

From 11 Feburary to 1 May I have been working in Ukraine as an election…

The ridiculousness of ‘age barring’ alcohol related websites.

The most silly gesture of the ‘responsible drinking’ campaign and anti-alcohol lobby is the requirement…

How to end the obscenely excessive Executive pay at BT and other top firms.

In November 2013 in Liberator magazine I wrote about the failure of the shareholder model…

Electoral observing in Britain.

The British Electoral Commission has published their New Code of Practice for Electoral Observers and…

The demolition of the Coach House at 23 Aigburth Road, Liverpool (El Chocon)

(Destruction of) Local history, corner. In July I was horrified that the demolition of the…

Theresa May & Conservative Party squabbling let us all down.

We have to work together across Europe and multinationaly to overcome the great problems of…