Philip Handbag Hammond
Finance Politics

Handbag Hammond’s Budget Backhanders

Well it has been a funny old week in British politics, unless of course you were unfortunate enough to hear Philip Hammond's budget funnies. His budget made as much sense as a Louise Mensch Sunday Politics interview,.. and she makes David Icke appear rational. So as the wheels fell off the budget, and 'Spreadshit' Phil became as popular with Tory backbenchers as Douglas Carswell at a Nigel Farage dinner, the
Culture Politics

The Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn – a reply to Owen Jones by Tom London

Owen Jones has written an article this week in the Guardian calling on Jeremy Corbyn to stand down. I take what Jones says seriously but I think he is wrong. Some may dismiss what Jones says by attacking the man and not the argument. Jones himself anticipates this - “The party’s warring factions now refuse to accept that differing opinions are expressed in good faith - there have to be
Donald_Trump
Politics War

That’s Quite Enough Donald, Now F**k Off

You may have noticed that there has not been a great deal of "The Donalds" news on The Dangerous Globe recently, as there are far more important "goings-on" to report, than the rantings of a deranged geriatric. That said, we have taken an exception to his recent comments on the US needing more nuclear warheads, so hence a little article on this big subject. We all know the problem, or the Catch 22, when
nuclear-plant-meltdown
Environment Politics

Fukushima, the slowest, most catastrophic train wreck in the world.

On the morning of 12th March 2011, I reported for work on the Seismic exploration crew I was working on in S.E. Asia. At breakfast there was a lot of talk about a massive earthquake that had happened the previous day and was so strong that it had obliterated several seismic records we had made at the time. Considering that we were using explosives drilled into solid rock, that’s not
Politics

A couple of days ago I couldn’t even spell Precariat, now I am one

I learned a new word yesterday, ... Precariat, which Wiki defines as “In sociology and economics, the precariat is a social class formed by people suffering from precarity, which is a condition of existence without predictability or security, affecting material or psychological welfare.” This class has been tagged as “The New Dangerous Class”, in the blog Working Class perspectives, which appeared in October 2014, just as the book entitled A
Trump being a dick
Finance Politics

More Awesome Trump Quotes

Donald Trump, the Euro American immigrant from German and Scottish ancestory is at it again. His eloquence and command of the English language knows no bounds as he stated "Listen you mother fucker, we're going to tax you 25 percent" (regarding exports to China). Perhaps someone should mention that his signature clothing line is manufactured in China so that the greedy prick can cut costs.