Tag Archives: Politics

Is it 1936? Bits and pieces

Right now there’s so much information about the US presidential election swarming about, and it’s hard to make any sense of it. The election overshadows much of what is going in other parts of the world. In Western Europe we … Continue reading

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Is this 1936? Or 1914?

If you are interested in more parallels between todays events and historical events in the 20’th century you should read this article by Tobias Stone. A man with a background in history, archaeology and anthropology.

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Is this 1936? Again?

Is this a case of either polishing your marching boots or climbing up on the barricades? Just had a couple of interesting posts appear on my timeline. Yes, this is about the current state of the world, so skip this … Continue reading

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Fear and loathing

(I started writing this at the beginning of August, when Brexit, the coup in Turkey and the terror attack in Nice were still fresh in our memory. The media has since then moved on but I still think some of … Continue reading

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Alas, Trump…

I read this article (Is It Just Me, Or Is the World Going Crazy?) and it got me thinking. The funny thing is that the direction of my thoughts wasn’t concerning the article in itself. Don’t get me wrong, the … Continue reading

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Economic inequality and cows

There is a lot of talk about equal opportunity. I’ve got news for you, it doesn’t exist. The odds are stacked against you. Of course you should work for a better life but don’t expect to get close to the … Continue reading

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Why am I angry?

Inspired by a post on my FB feed this morning (Why are you so angry: A short history of Anita Sarkeesian) Now, I am not as angry as Anita Sarkeesian, and she probably has more right than me to be … Continue reading

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