Category: Politics

I’m a writer, and as such, I have opinions. As my colleagues like to point out, I’ve also had a pretty interesting life.
Does that entitle me to write about politics? I don’t know, but that doubt hasn’t stopped me so far from writing what I think.
You should know that I am a bit of a left-leaning fellow, although I would never call myself a communist, or even a socialist. By US standards I might as well be a commi, but in the rest of the world, I’m more of a mainstream guy who doesn’t take to right-wing bullshit.

February 19, 2021 / Politics
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August 14, 2020 / Politics

Freedom is seen as one of the great achievements of the western world. We worship it, and associate much positivity with the word, putting it on a pedestal as an inalienable right. But why?

June 5, 2020 / Politics

Protests against racism have dominated the week this past week, following the murder of George Floyd in the US. I know, it’s being called ‘his death’ in all the news outlets, but this is my personal web space, and I feel justified in calling a police officer kneeing somebody in the neck until they die ‘murder’ – even if it hasn’t been proven in a court of law (yet). What lessons can we draw from this?