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Monday, 7 September 2020

The problem is not one man...but the Chinese Communist Party's monopoly on power




This Guardian/Observer journalist blames the totalitarian hubris in China on Xi Jinping. Maybe the journalist's own left-wing ideology prevents him from calling out communism per se, but at least he is trying to get to to the bottom of things and that  counts as something:https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/06/chairman-xi-seeks-only-to-purge-and-subjugate-that-is-his-weakness


Sunday, 23 August 2020

What if Joe Biden is not suffering from dementia?





When the best you can say for Biden's ineptness is that he is experiencing cognitive decline, then you have a problem. What if he doesn't have early-stage dementia and his hiding away from the world is real Joe Biden. Here is a piece I wrote a year ago, and I think it still holds up: https://quadrant.org.au/magazine/2019/07/the-corrupt-and-the-crazy/