- March 21, 2021
If there’s one important lesson about politics that tends too often to go unlearned, it’s this: You don’t need to be a genius or a titan to take power and use that power for malign purposes. In Alfred Jarry’s play Ubu Roi – a surreal parody of Macbeth – the foulmouthed, halfwitted childlike slob Pere Ubu massacres...
- March 01, 2020
So the government has released its post-Brexit ‘points-based’ immigration system, and no one will be surprised to hear that ‘All applicants, both EU and non-EU citizens, will need to demonstrate that they have a job offer from an approved sponsor, that the job offer is at the required skill level, and that they speak...