John Wight says Britain’s historical songs and national anthem bear false witness to history, with ongoing diabolical consequences.
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Moral Panic Over Refugees in English Channel Is Ugly Face of Brexit
Migration and migrants have for far too long been a grotesque distraction from the real enemy without and within Britain, says John Wight.
COVID-19: Donald Trump’s Caligula Moment
John Wight sizes up the tragedy and farce embodied by the U.S. president and notes that Britain has its own problems with leadership by disordered minds.
COVID-19: Neither China Nor the WHO Are to Blame for Trump’s Failures
John Wight says that the U.S. president, in seeking to weaponize the virus to salvage his own reputation, has set his face against humanity.
COVID-19: World Suffering Less from Coronavirus Crisis & More from an America Crisis
In the U.S., the abandonment of the poor and downtrodden to their fate has forged not a society worth living in, but a growing dystopia to be escaped, writes John Wight.
The Assassination of Qassem Soleimani: What Would Crassus Say?
Hubris has been the fatal weakness of every empire there has been, says John Wight.
The Story of the UK General Election is not Brexit, it’s the Coming Breakup of Britain
John Wight analyzes the now-shaken British national identity.
This Election is Not About Brexit, It’s About Common Human Decency
John Wight says grim British living standards ensure that the general election next month is the most important in a generation.
Legacy of British Empire Lurks Behind Today’s Headlines
From Brexit’s threat to resurrect hard borders in Ireland to the ongoing unrest in Hong Kong, John Wight reviews an array of global crises rooted in British exceptionalism.
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