An open letter to Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development.
Posts Tagged: Hugo Chavez
Claiming that there’s only one acceptable way of thinking about anything sets us rolling down a slippery slope towards destruction.
“We’ve always told ourselves we don’t do extreme politics in our country…until now.”
Corbyn surely knows that Chavista populism isn’t the only alternative to a traditionalist, oligarchic right.
We must never forget that the Opposition would ally us with any tyrant, terrorist or thug so long as they recite the requisite ideological verses.
The former Mayor of London appears to live by Lenin’s dictum that “A revolution without firing squads is a waste of time”.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
The tenacity of his public image as a well-meaning grandfather figure doesn’t change his shameful record.
She lauded the man who led Venezuela to disaster as “an exemplary human being”.
Despite progress in some countries, fewer are free than 20 years ago. Does Trump have a practicable plan – or any at all – to help turn the tables worldwide?
The trajectory of Venezuela’s “socialist revolution” – poverty, misery and brutal oppression – was obvious from the start to any student of politics or history.
The regime he once praised so heartily has managed to plunge an oil-exporting nation into an energy crisis.
Communism was the greatest ecological disaster of all time – but now the reds are trying to go green.
Joseph Stalin. Fidel Castro. Che Guevara. British lefties like a bit of rough – just so long as the rough… Read more »