Current issues

The story of oil

Fossil fuels are still essential for the world. And oil is still a core ingredient in international politics. And hence the recent history of Oil is still important to understand…

Vaccine mandates and passports are simply a bad idea

I don’t want to suggest that they are unconstitutional, or unethical, or any highfaluting notions of liberty, equality, fraternity or whatever other “ity” floats your boat today… on the merits they just don’t make sense.

We’ve been given the gift of time. Let’s not waste it.

I’m beginning to wonder: when I stagger back out into the sunlight in six months, blinking blearily against the glare, my beard-hair gently tickling the top of my feet, and muttering to a half-deflated soccer-ball named Wilson… what will the rest of the world have become?