Should we repeal prohibition?

We are back in 1933, about to repeal the amendment to the US constitution, passed in 1919.  The 21st amendment would repeal the Volstead...

Kavanaugh Accusers Referred To DoJ – Sure, Trust, But Verify

It's good to see this happening, those who made allegations about the sexual misconduct of Brett Kavanaugh being investigated. After all, the central claim...

Racist Abuse On Ryanair – Who, Exactly, Is At Fault Here?

We've an incident of what is being called racist abuse upon Ryanair. And it's the airline that is being blamed too, which does seem...

No, We Did The Right Thing By The Grenfell Tower Victims As Fraud Proves

Obviously enough we didn't - or someone didn't, someone still to be determined - do entirely right by those who died. But those who...

Well Done To The UN- Racism Maniac Discovers Racism In UK

This is one of the little things about the modern world which just should not surprise us. Even though it does come as a...

And Another Thing Polly Toynbee Doesn’t Get – International Law

One of them marvels of the British commentariat is Polly Toynbee. Something to admire, something we should all be in awe of, is the...

Racist? University of Cambridge and Stormzy Scholarships – Black Only Students

Grime rapper Stormzy and The University of Cambridge have launched a black-only scholarship for prospective students totalling £18,000 per-year:  We are pleased to announce that...

A Google Problem – How Spent Does A Spent Conviction Have To Be?

It is quite clearly right and just that not all of our past behaviour follows us around as an anchor upon our ambitions. We...

If China’s Law Applies Everywhere Then Doesn’t Everywhere’s Law Apply In China?

This little fuss that China is making about where places are called has an interesting implication. If China's decision of what Macao or Taipei...

Bad Legal Defences – GBH Is GBH Even If It’s HIV

There's a superficial interest in this story about the man who deliberately infected lovers with HIV. Which is to point out that GBH is...