Proud European living and working in London. Interested in politics, nature and the human mind.

London, England
Joined September 2015
“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” - Isaac Asimov
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Our very own @RepMTG
If this witch hunt continues, it will be the most egregious abuse of power witnessed in Westminster. It will cast serious doubt not only on the reputation of individual MPs sitting on the committee, but on the processes of Parliament and democracy itself mailplus.co.uk/edition/news/…
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If Mr Johnson remains an MP, he’s subject to “the same rules as everyone else” – a basic principle of the rule of law and good governance. For Conservatives, that should be self-evident. If the PM (and some others) had abided by that principle, he wouldn’t have had to resign. /1
Collective hatred of Labour MPs towards ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ for delivering Brexit and 80 seat maj for Gov taking traditional Labour seats, knows no bounds. This Machiavellian enquiry is the means to a by-election and Con MPs should have no part in it. dailymail.co.uk/news/article…
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He had to stand down as PM but only because others lost confidence in him not because he took responsibility + he has hinted at a comeback. Bizarre in those circumstances to suggest we should just forget about whether he was guilty of a contempt of the House
Boris has already paid the ultimate price for Partygate mailplus.co.uk/edition/comme…
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Let’s talk about abuse of power such as illegally suspending parliament or doling out peerages to donors or tearing up the rules to protect Owen Paterson. The real abuse of power would be suspending an inquiry to protect your mate.
If this witch hunt continues, it will be the most egregious abuse of power witnessed in Westminster. It will cast serious doubt not only on the reputation of individual MPs sitting on the committee, but on the processes of Parliament and democracy itself mailplus.co.uk/edition/news/…
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But tell us more about diversity officers
NEW: 🚨 *Bank of England raises interest rates by 0.5% to 1.75%, biggest rise in 25 years, *as it predicts an even higher peak in inflation of 13 (THIRTEEN) % 🚨 Bank predicts recession starting this year lasting as long as financial crisis (5 quarters), as deep as 1990s
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That Braverman Sky interview on diversity is just lie after lie after lie after lie. Two more years of that as well - after all, if we’re talking about the lies we’re not talking about the cost of living crisis. It is totally Trumpian.
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Perhaps the people running to be prime minister could tear themselves away from the war on woke to speak about how they might address this.
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Then the people deserve to suffer under the Tories and they will suffer.
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Replying to @iainmartin1
Utterly pathetic take more than half the country didn’t vote for the tories should we just ignore them also
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A great article from Germany! 👉 "Johnson was and is a born bullshitter. He used this talent to spearhead Brexit, one of the most consequential bullshit projects in recent history. A policy based on bullshit is bound to fail – though it may take years for the Brits to realise it"
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Rumours in S Times & elsewhere that Frost may make a comeback under Truss - with specific responsibility for Brexit negotiations Other rumours he's more likely to get influential backroom role as not good front of house performer If true, very worrying news for UK/EU relations
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If you people are fine with male footballers going topless, I'm sure you can handle a woman in a sports bra. If you cant, you need to reevaluate your problems. #womenseuros2022
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Your country has been such great host, @trussliz, but I’m afraid on the 56th anniversary of the legendary world cup goal at Wembley our fab @DFB_Frauen are trusted to deliver. Das @AuswaertigesAmt und ich drücken alle Daumen, dass Ihr den 🏆 holt! #GERENG #WEURO2022
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I’ve seen a confidential document from Lynton Crosby’s lobbying firm which advises Boris Johnson to ride roughshod over every convention and standard of propriety to pack the House of Lords. [Thread] theguardian.com/commentisfre…
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We know that Leave EU had a dozen or so visits. We also know Alexander Lebedev offered a backchannel to the Kremlin at the Palazzo Party after the Salisbury attack. We are also told he was persuaded to back Brexit by ‘East European businessmen’. So did he get a message from Putin
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Alex B🇪🇺🇬🇧🇦🇹 #YoungLivesMatterToo #Covid retweeted
maybe people would take a different view of the tax cuts debate if they knew that UK national debt has risen from under £1 trillion in 2010 to about £2.2 trillion today
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This is absolutely heartbreaking. I hope Zelensky will eventually act.
EXCLUSIVE The stolen lives of Ukraine’s disabled people, locked away in institutions across the country. Special report across @BBCNews now and on BBC1 at 6pm. Produced by @Cleggins82 Filmed by @Philleddo ⚠️Warning - distressing scenes
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A former Brexit Party MEP has been recruited to co-ordinate Liz Truss’s grassroots campaign, which tells you everything you need to know about the current membership of the Conservative Party
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