‘Rapefugees’ and the Bewildered Herd

“The Negroes are coming, hide your daughter, the Jews are coming hide your gold, the polish are coming; there taking our jobs… good lord the Chinese are rising too!” Do not fall prey to emotionally charged slurs, history is filled with enough instances of this which has not only tainted innocent victims, but, when logic prevailed, shamed and humiliated those …

Behind Greece-Russia Relations: An Axis of Necessity or Trojan Horse Politics?

Greece’s energy Minister announced last week that his country will be signing a document on political support for Gazprom’s Turkish Stream project at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June. Greece will invest $2 billion in the construction of this controversial project. However the growing understanding between Greece and Russia should not be taken as unusual and indeed Athens-Moscow …

Migrants are human. We in the UK need to learn that.

The migrant saga has exposed a glaring hypocrisy amongst us Europeans, particularly here in the UK. For whilst our leaders revel in our international role in promoting democracy, human rights and good governance, we are unable to accept that doing so has in many instances created instability and sown the seeds for internal warfare…

Editor’s Piece: I condemn the Charlie Hebdo killings…but I am not sorry

The barbaric and villainous killing of the Charlie Hebdo journalists is no doubt a heinous crime. Indeed, Charlie Hebdo’s only crime was that it expressed an opinion. However erroneous one may believe that opinion to be, never is that a justification for a summary execution such as that which took place today. Rarely do the words of Voltaire ring so …