Monthly Archives: October 2016

Homegrown Oligarchs and Regimes

Just looking through my Twitter feed this morning I was struck by the use of the words ‘regime’ and ‘oligarchy’. Both refer to a type of government but, in common usage, usually refer to an ‘authoritarian’ form of government, presumably … Continue reading

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It’s a Strange Old World…

… some days you read something, by a politician, a journalist or just a regular Tweeter or Facebooker, and it makes you feel like giving them a standing ovation or at least a hearty pat on the back. Other days … Continue reading

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