Category: Current Affairs


If you used the toilet today, you are luckier than 2.5 billion people worldwide. If you had a drink of clean water, you are more fortunate than 780,000,000 people on our planet, today.

 

March 22nd is World Water Day, and November 19th is World Toilet Day.

Take a few minutes today to think about water, please.

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VERY worrying news from central Africa. With the newly independent South Sudan in ever more violent confrontations with its northern neighbour Sudan, will we see war once again between them?

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Mohamed Morsy Muslim Brotherhood Freedom Justice Party Egypt

Mohamed Morsy, Chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party of Egypt.

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Nick Clegg Liberal Democrats UK Britain Parliament

Nick Clegg, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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Seemingly, the Muslim Brotherhood and the Liberal Democrats are poles apart. But the Spineless Liberal discusses one major similarity…

Disclaimer – I definitely do NOT support the MB… Just to make it clear.

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European Council on Foreign Relations

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Yesterday, the European Council on Foreign Relations, the first Pan-European think-tank, released details of its European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2012.  It offers an overview of how EU member states dealt with Foreign Policy issues in 2011, and tells us who the leaders and slackers were on each issue. As a Blogger/Journalist, I was offered an advance copy, but under embargo. But the embargo is now lifted, and I can release my analysis of the Scorecard.

Bearing a British passport, I’m interested in how the UK fares under scrutiny…

By the way, this post was featured on Liberal Democrat Voice’s Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen! My first, and thanks very much to Helen Duffett for including it, and Alisdair Calder McGregor for recommending me.
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If you visited this website on January 18th, 2012, you will have been locked out – for that day, Spineless Liberal went on strike. And won. Continue reading

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