Law Regarding Measures of State Self-Defense (Leviathan, how come?)

a.k.a. How did the Labour Party come to this? The present Home Secretary, the former teacher called Jacqui Smith, is desperately trying, at all costs, to implement laws that would allow events such as the law that is title of this post, to easily occur at some future date. Let’s state my case; I’m (still)… Continue reading Law Regarding Measures of State Self-Defense (Leviathan, how come?)

How Much does the US/UK War (sorry, war on terror) cost?

There’s a neat book just been released by a Nobel prize winning author Joseph Stiglitz, and Linda Bilmes of Harvard, that counts the true financial cost of the Bush conspired conflict. This is a BBC article and a similar one on The Guardian written by Aida Edemariam who met him. It’s a truly staggering piece,… Continue reading How Much does the US/UK War (sorry, war on terror) cost?