The Continuing Story of Brexit

Interviews with Trialeti TV & Through the News Oct 22, 2019 | Irina | Through the News “Trick or treat?” might be the classic Halloween question but on October 31, 2019 the festivities are expected to take a different turn at least in one place in the world – in the United Kingdom the big question this Halloween is “Deal or no deal?” as Brexit, the 3-year-long process of leaving the EU is officially set to happen on that day. Or so it is said in the papers. In reality, Brexit of today is a political mess which too many … Continue reading The Continuing Story of Brexit

Stop Brexit. Vote Lib Dem. Change UK & Labour are wasted Remain votes; Lib Dems = Greens on environmental policy.

A. Change UK: wasted vote. C.10% needed to win a seat. Uselessly polling at 5-6% prevents Remain Lib Dems a 3rd seat in London & crossing 20% nationally. B. Labour: wasted Remain vote. Lib Dems are 2nd nationally to the … Continue reading Stop Brexit. Vote Lib Dem. Change UK & Labour are wasted Remain votes; Lib Dems = Greens on environmental policy.

Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia

Given the rise in xenophobic hate crimes against Muslims and Jews since the Brexit referendum, it is important to recognise xenophobic hate with defined terms, where the xenophobia extends beyond intrinsic characteristics. It is important so that the public becomes aware that hatred based on different cultures is unacceptable, and that it is recognised as wrong to attribute beliefs or prejudices to people born into heterogenous religions, and where people identify with religions’ beliefs and cultures to their own individual varying degrees. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has published a ‘working’ definition of anti-Semitism.  According to the author of the … Continue reading Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia