Hungrexit? Polexit? Troublesome EU members are going nowhere as long as they can scupper bullying Brussels’ big spending dreams

Punishing Hungary and Poland for pursuing conservative values will not give Brussels the result it is seeking and legal threat is likely to make the two outliers even more determined to show they won’t be pushed around. … Read More >Hungrexit? Polexit? Troublesome EU members are going nowhere as long as they can scupper bullying Brussels’ big spending dreams

The EU-Hungary row over an anti-LGBTQ law is a clash of cultures that underpins why European integration will never work

Hungary’s controversial law banning the promotion of homosexuality to minors is none of the EU’s business, and Brussels’ attempts to interfere in its internal affairs with a sense of moral superiority is akin to neo-colonialism. … Read More >The EU-Hungary row over an anti-LGBTQ law is a clash of cultures that underpins why European integration will never work

Parents shouldn’t have a ‘veto’ on children’s trans medical decisions? Should we let the kids smoke and drink too?

A prominent medical journal has argued that children as young as 12 should be treated as ‘equal parties’ in decisions relating to transitioning. This is a blatant case of political gender ideology trumping ethics. … Read More >Parents shouldn’t have a ‘veto’ on children’s trans medical decisions? Should we let the kids smoke and drink too?

The EU-Hungary row over an anti-LGBTQ law is a clash of cultures that underpins why European integration will never work

Hungary’s controversial law banning the promotion of homosexuality to minors is none of the EU’s business, and Brussels’ attempts to interfere in its internal affairs with a sense of moral superiority is akin to neo-colonialism. … Read More >The EU-Hungary row over an anti-LGBTQ law is a clash of cultures that underpins why European integration will never work

Pride is all well and good, but come on now, please – can you just leave the kids out of it?

Gay Pride has done a great deal of good to increase acceptance in society, but if they keep insisting on involving kids and ‘kink’ in their parades, they’re going to undo decades of progress. Believe me – I’m a parent. … Read More >Pride is all well and good, but come on now, please – can you just leave the kids out of it?

It’s time for the world to dump the US’ failed Afghan experiment in the trash can of history and learn to live with the Taliban

The past 20 years of conflict have achieved nothing apart from bloodshed and pain, and now the foes the West invaded to depose are about to get back into power. Afghanistan needs an economic solution, not a military one. … Read More >It’s time for the world to dump the US’ failed Afghan experiment in the trash can of history and learn to live with the Taliban

‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

Much of Western media is a mixture of sensationalist accusations and fear mongering about ‘enemy’ states. It is difficult to find perspectives divorced from US foreign policy, American journalist Stephen Kinzer has told RT. … Read More >‘Many US commentators have never BEEN to countries they comment on, see entire world from Washington perspective’ – Stephen Kinzer

With growing international pro-Palestinian support, illegal settlers may drag Israel into a war it cannot handle

Israel’s illegal settler population is driving the country’s government towards miscalculated violence, putting the entire state at risk, and last month’s 11-day conflict with Gaza may just be the beginning. … Read More >With growing international pro-Palestinian support, illegal settlers may drag Israel into a war it cannot handle

US shuts down Iranian websites for confronting imperialism & colonialism; Uncle Sam wants you to only watch the news he approves

The US seizure of Iranian-linked websites sends a clear message to the rest of the world – Washington will harass and silence media who dare to challenge the approved narrative. … Read More >US shuts down Iranian websites for confronting imperialism & colonialism; Uncle Sam wants you to only watch the news he approves