Alternative Energy

After recently some 8300 people were reminding the Finnish government that it would be high time to do somethng about the climate, the next question might be WHAT to do. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish guest speaker at the demonstration, is … Continue reading

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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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