Cover Page, 26 April 2018, Issue 151 The Guardian website solicits donations from readers to help fund its production. We don’t do that, but would ask instead that you forward our articles to, and recommend us to, any contacts of yours who would be interested. If you can persuade them to register for our weekly… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Cover page
26 April 2018 Lens on the Week UK CUSTOMS UNION DEFEAT: The House of Lord’s has amended the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which governs the repeal of the European Communities Act 1992, by inserting a requirement for the Government to negotiate for continued membership of the Customs Union and to report to Parliament on the… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Lens on the Week
26 April 2018 A Joint May and Corbyn Strategy? Working together on the Customs Union? By John Watson Reading the newspapers, you would think that there was a division between neo-Remainers who wish to be part of the Customs Union and extreme Brexiteers to whom the idea is anathema. Actually it’s all nonsense. Everyone would… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: May/Corbyn Strategy?
26 April 2018 Armageddon Off… or Armageddon On? By Neil Tidmarsh Still holding your breath? Good. But don’t breathe out – not just yet anyway. We’re not out of the trees, not by a long shot. Ok, so North Korea’s presence at the winter Olympics won gold medals in diplomacy for everyone involved; and Kim… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Armageddon Off…
26 April 2018 Diary of a Corbynista No escape for the bitter and twisted by Don Urquhart 19 April Not even the most hardened Corbynista can spend all of his time bitter and twisted. Yesterday we took off up the M40 to get away from it all for a few days. To keep ourselves entertained… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Diary of a Corbynista
26 April 2018 Rising Waters by J.R. Thomas A couple of weeks ago we wrote of the troubles that Ms Stormy Daniels was visiting on the Trumpian White House. For the sake of those readers of a nervous disposition we will not venture again into the astonishing life and work of Ms Daniels or her… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Rising Waters
26 April 2018 Emerging diversification Don’t avoid emerging markets just because of volatility. by Frank O’Nomics. Conventional wisdom suggests that when developed markets sneeze emerging markets catch a cold. The area of high growth that flourishes during periods of steady global progress should be avoided when a downturn threatens. That has tended to be the… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Emerging Diversification
26 April 2018 Desperately seeking fungi Mushroom Foraging on Hampstead Heath by Frank O’Nomics. Oh for the carefree life of self-sufficiency! To roam the fields, living free off the fruits of nature, high in vitamins and low in fat. So it was that when I took myself to Hampstead Heath for a morning’s tutored mushroom… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: Desperately seeking funghi
26 April 2018 When is Meat not Meat? France to rename meat substitutes. By Lynda Goetz “‘Sausage’ is not simply a meat product” the lady argued on the radio. “It is a recognised shape”. This does seem to make a fair point, but what about ‘chicken’ or ‘steak’? The French government’s recent decision to legislate… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: When is meat not meat?
26 April 2018 An Apparition My time as a ghost. By Chin Chin It isn’t often that I get to appear as a ghost. Not often enough, the nastier of you may mutter, but I am not going to listen to you. I am not going to let your malice make things worse. They are… Continue reading Issue 151: 2018 04 26: An Apparition
26 April 2018 What’s On in May 2018… or what will be in the news? by AGGro Tues 1st * MAY DAY – International Workers Day * Football – Champions League semi-finals, second legs – until 02/06 * Rita Coolidge is 75 today * 259 years ago: Birth of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington… Continue reading What’s on in May 2018