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Gilet jaunes and conspiracy theories

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Supposedly the ‘gilet jaunes’ movement is full of conspiracy theorists: Almost six out of ten self-professed “yellow vests” in France believe that Diana, Princess of Wales, was assassinated, according to a new study suggesting the movement is steeped in conspiracy theories. If true this should worry the French Establishment. Before the Russian revolution all sorts of conspiracy […]

Culture

Fancy that

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If this guy clings on we’ll know there are different rules for the Democrats. When I was at University, people – including people who become prominent and respected members of the community – would dress up as all sorts of things. It was all tongue-in-cheek. If someone put on blackface the black guys would think […]

Commies

Quote of the Day

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Jim again, from the comments: I’m convinced that the fall of the Eastern Bloc is responsible for a lot of this. I think a lot of the people who like controlling other people, who don’t really care what the ideology is they have to espouse, just that espousing it puts them in charge of other […]

Brexit

Quote of the Day

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Jim on fire in the comments again (but also see the comments afterwards from Andrew and Umbungo): It occurs to me that in the event of another referendum (which of course is possible) the Remain camp have very little ammunition left. They can predict economic collapse (again) but their opponents can just point to the […]

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Nathan Phillips

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How come a white old guy is just an old guy, or a gammon, or someone who needs to die soon, but an old Native American guy is always called by the media an ‘elder’, like he must have spiritual wisdom and be able to see how the Earth hurts because the Democrats aren’t in […]