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Keir Starmer, Norma Desmond and the Sinister Butler

Tweet extended version of piece published in Comment Central 30 May 2022 For years Tony Blair has been the Norma Desmond of British politics, a forgotten star living in dreams of the past. Before the local elections Keir Starmer handed … Continue reading

02. June 2022 by rkh
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Goodbye to the Western world. We’ll all be sorry when it disappears

Tweet published In Comment Central February 8, 2022 – before the Ukrainian resistance astonished Putin and the world I have just lost a night’s sleep thinking about the threats to Ukraine and Taiwan and the choice that each may impose … Continue reading

29. April 2022 by rkh
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American democracy: the biggest loser in the election

Tweet full version of article published in the Yorkshire Post (England) November 5. 2020 As I write these lines, it appears that a clear majority of the American people have chosen Joe Biden as their next President. That does not … Continue reading

05. November 2020 by rkh
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WORLD EXCLUSIVE: 1983 Labour mystery man revealed

Tweet As Denis Healey’s chief of staff during Labour’s suicide-note election campaign of 1983, I attended many meetings of the party’s unwieldy campaign committee first thing in the morning. Chaired by Michael Foot, the committee spent much time debating such … Continue reading

27. April 2017 by rkh
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