Government and Politics

A Tory Landslide Win Will Bury Democracy and Social Care

The 2017 general election is the most important election of a generation. Its call was not really a surprise because Tory Eurosceptics are holding Theresa May to ransom.  And more than 24 Tory MPs are being investigated for fraud. So, calling an election is a win-win for May. Success would consolidate her position as Prime… Continue reading A Tory Landslide Win Will Bury Democracy and Social Care

Literature

Book Review Eleventh Grave in Moonlight

Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones My rating: 3 of 5 stars Eleventh Grave In Moonlight: Charley Davidson 11 In A Nutshell: Eleventh Grave In Moonlight is an urban fantasy that delivers a dose of humour, a dash of horror, and a measure of evil. Prepare to expect the unexpected...This book is not as… Continue reading Book Review Eleventh Grave in Moonlight

Government and Politics

Trump, May, The Special Relationship Lies and Spies

In January (2017) Theresa May made a speech reaffirming the special relationship. The intimate harmonious bond between the United States, and the United Kingdom. Trump apparently does not share that opinion. Recently, he accused May of illegally spying on him. May needs to choose her friends more carefully. For so far Trump doesn’t seem to… Continue reading Trump, May, The Special Relationship Lies and Spies

Women's Health

Pro-Life And It’s Morally Inconsistent Argument

IWD led me to think about the joy of motherhood. It's probably the most beautiful thing in the world and the scariest. I'm not sure which part I dread the most. The idea of pushing something so big out of an area so small. Or being responsible for another human being for the rest of… Continue reading Pro-Life And It’s Morally Inconsistent Argument

Government and Politics

Post Truth and Alternative Facts Are At Least 500 Year Old

Post Truth and Alternative Facts are the latest headlines, but it’s not news to somebody like me. I have lived my life negotiating a deliberately false perception of who I am. For 500 years, black people have endured post truth and alternative facts politics. We still do, and it continues to affect our lives adversely.… Continue reading Post Truth and Alternative Facts Are At Least 500 Year Old

Art and Culture

Is Nick Cannon Revolutionary or Reactionary?

Nick Cannon was paid millions to host America’s Got Talent (AGT) for NBC. He recently quit because he says ‘No amount of money [is] worth [his] dignity or integrity.’ The resignation followed speculation that NBC considered dismissing him after they received complaints about his humour and for bringing NBC into disrepute. Many black Americans are… Continue reading Is Nick Cannon Revolutionary or Reactionary?