American Friendship

From today’s (Sö 4.02.) Yahoo News I just learned that the USA do not intend to protect the Syrian Kurds of Afrin against the Turkish invasion. The reason seems to be that the USA have up to now talked in … Continue reading

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Borgaren Strangelove

The film ”Dr. Strangelove …” may be so old that many readers may not know much about it, but it anyway describes how the world is wiped out by human experts who think too narrowly and eagerly within an official … Continue reading

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Depressing

It is rather difficult to know from where to begin this piece – there are so many different instances of idiocy going on right now: the government wants to activate the unemployed by less-than-well-analyzed means, Nils Torvalds and HBL want … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

In Hbl of Ons 13.12. there appeared an insändare by one Daniel Brunell, titled ”Att erkänna Jerusalem strider inte mot internationell lag”. The text contains quite a number of the usual Zionist arguments, in this case in support of Trump’s … Continue reading

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An Important Book

It was only last Friday that I came in Akademen over a book which aroused my interest: ”Utopia for Realists – and how we can get there” by Rutger Bregman. I bought it, and two days later I had already … Continue reading

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STILL once NATO

After having spent all of October in Germany and also needed some time to install myself again in Helsingfors, I was finally able to turn to the issues of Husis which had been piling up in my absence. And what … Continue reading

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Our Borgare’s Love for NATO

The reader may remember that recently the UN Assembly voted with a clear majority to make the possession and/or use of nuclear weapons illegal. In order to become binding, this vote has now to be ratified by the national parliaments … Continue reading

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Mankind’s Worst Enemy ?

Most readers will remember that very recently President Niinistö was meeting Donald Trump and that Trump was, during the press conference after the meeting, talking as if it were already decided and agreed that Finland would buy an updated version … Continue reading

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From where that new Högerextremism?

In Hbl of Sö 13.08. Ann-Cathrin Jungar quoted people pointing to the possibility that the present wave of högerextremism might be a late consequence of the student (and other) revolt of 1968. Before I concentrate on the topic of the … Continue reading

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”Privatspanare”

Readers of Hbl will remember that not very long time ago Paul Lillrank was writing a column in which he quoted a piece of statistics which was VERY fitting as an instrument to blackpaint immigrants from non-European countries. Meanwhile there … Continue reading

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