(A while back I ran a Militant-style campaign to infiltrate and take over a sympathetic Dutch broadcasting organisation, which had a theoretically democratic structure based on ill-attended regional caucuses. It foundered because all my activists had been drinking, the coach driver got lost, the chair was able to rule us out of order on a crucial point, and the football in the bar looked more promising than the rest of the agenda.)
- (No such thing as a free) lunch with the colonel
Naive do-gooders like me were cheered immensely by the news that the Arab League summit in Tunis was apparently cancelled because
- Son of a broker
A Dutch compliment becomes a French insult.
- Google Translate: “sóc de catalunya” = “I’m from Spain”
Here, and just as the regional election campaign was getting underway. The state-financed separatist organisation, Òmnium Cultural, believes there is a
- cowbike drawing competition
With reference to several recent items (1, 2, 3), Emma Moo-Cow bets we can’t produce a cow on a bike. Well,
- How many deputies do 300,000 votes buy?
Or, the advantages of belonging to a tribe under Spain’s current electoral system: Nice photo all the same: [ Source. Absurd quote last night: “I’m