Donald Djingis Trump

Among the many emails which I get every day there are always a number which come from US organizations which support Trump and his Republicans, and I have (so far) not unsubscribed these because I wish to get now and … Continue reading

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Wasteful Policies

In Hbl of Sö 30.09.18 there was a long article about the plans to build a railway line to the Arctic Ocean. The idea is that ships which come via Nordostpassagen from the east should get occasion to put part … Continue reading

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Fighting like Confucius

It is of course a question whether and how Confucius was in the habit of fighting (if he ever did), but Bertolt Brecht was (obviously) so impressed by Confucius’ intelligence that he wrote a number of small pieces in which … Continue reading

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From Where Brandsprutepropaganda ?

In Hbl of 15 September Richard Nordgren (nyhetschef) had a krönoka titled “Brandsprutepropaganda är svår at stoppa” in which he pointed to the habit of politicians like Trump and Putin of producing a picture of reality by simple but obstinate … Continue reading

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Political Psychology, but How?

I do not remember any more how it came to my knowledge that there exists a book by one Hans Norebrink which is titled “Socialismens nederlag och människans natur”. Anyway it came to my attention in spring, I ordered it, … Continue reading

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Contacts to Sweden Wanted

Readers of this blog will have noticed that CETA, this free trade agreement with Canada, was since a while pretty heavily on my mind (see “Cecilia Malmström Unchanged” and “Alarm !!!”). These worries were obviously not shared by the political … Continue reading

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ALARM !!!

Some readers will have noticed that there was recently some discussion concerning CETA, that supposed free trade agreement with Canada (see e.g. “Cecilia Malmström Unchanged” plus comments/additions). Now (somewhat earlier than expected) this matter has become acute: on Ons 9.5. … Continue reading

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Cecilia Malmström Unchanged

Last Thursday (26.04.) I attended a meeting where Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for matters of trade, was taking one hour to answer questions which citizens might have. The event took place in the so-called Europasali in Helsinki, and it provided … Continue reading

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That Unswerving Loyalty to Criminals

We do still remember how Britain’s Theresa May was handling the incident that a former Russian spy and his daughter were, on British soil, badly poisoned by some substance which reminded somebody of a nerve gas which at some time … Continue reading

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Orwellian Impressions

During the last few days I have come twice across the claim that the USA have since 2001 been spending 32 mio $ PER HOUR on its wars, and if one calculates this a bit, one arrives at a bit … Continue reading

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