Cover Page, 24 June 2021, Issue 285 Welcome to our latest edition. This week we consider: political gravity as a scientific explanation for empires; USA and Russia, allies in the Crimea; falling downhill in Chesham and Amersham; a defence of vets and their bills; plus of course a Corbynista’s week, a crossword from Boffles and… Continue reading Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Cover page
Issue: 285: Political Gravity
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Empire
Was Empire evil or inevitable? Did the British end slavery or enslave the world? Should history be expunged or remembered as a lesson?
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: USA and Russia
24 June 2021 USA and Russia Allies in the Crimea. By Neil Tidmarsh The ‘special relationship’ between the USA and Russia makes them allies in Russia’s fight for the sacred Russian soil of the Crimea and Ukraine. American soldiers, engineers and medics volunteer to stand side by side with Russian troops. A military delegation from… Continue reading Issue 285: 2021 06 24: USA and Russia
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Down Hill
An analysis of the Chesham and Amersham by election loss by the Conservatives that highlights the defection of the labour vote and the low turnout of the conservative vote which is likely to be due to HS2.
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Diary of a Corbynista
23 June 2021 Diary of a Corbynista People not up to the Job by Don Urquhart 17 June Yes this does break international law in a very specific and limited way said Brandon Lewis in the House last year with a “so what” attitude. And last week Michael Gove’s department was found to have broken… Continue reading Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Diary of a Corbynista
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Understanding Vet Fees
24 June 2021 Understanding Vet Fees The Price of Pet Ownership By Lynda Goetz It was not so long ago that one could buy a pedigree Labrador for around £800. Now, you would be lucky to get one for twice that amount and could even have to pay as much as £3,000. Most other pedigree… Continue reading Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Understanding Vet Fees
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Crossword
24 June 2021 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 285 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for the solution to crossword no. 284 Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp
Issue 285: 2021 06 24: Cartoons
Cartoons about scooter deaths, stamp duty tax holidays and ‘Jaffa cake’ normality resuming