This is the beginning of the end of Nicola Sturgeon

When the Supreme Court ruled that Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament was “unlawful” in 2019, Nicola Sturgeon was the first in line for bragging rights. Calling on the former prime minister to quit after spider brooch-wearing Baroness Hale read out the verdict, Scotland’s First Minister hailed the decision as one of “truly historic proportions”. “We … Read more

Health bosses are fiddling while the NHS burns

What planet is Amanda Pritchard on? Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the head of the health service in England outlined new guidance on menopause which could see up to 260,000 female members of staff working from home or taking on lighter duties. NHS workers who are “silently suffering” should not be expected to “grin and … Read more

Australia needs to move from ‘fear to facts’ on small nuclear modules

Siyeva Consulting Principal Adi Paterson says Australia needs to move from “fear to facts” around small nuclear modules and from the “fable about renewables” being able to maintain baseload power. “We are seeing people come to the realization that intermittent renewables are completely at odds with how we actually want to have our power,” he … Read more

Brave Iranians do World Cup protest right (while Europeans blink)

At great risk to themselves and their families, the Iranian World Cup squad stood silent, arm in arm, as the Iranian regime’s national anthem played before their opening match. This is a truly heroic protest. Ehsan Hajsafi, the team captain, told reporters the day before the match that he and his teammates “support” the hundreds … Read more

Biden’s lunatic bid to pay ‘poor nations’ for ‘climate reparations’

In a pathetic bid to “show results” from the latest global climate-change confab, the Biden administration followed Western Europe’s hysterical lead by signing on to a lunatic “climate reparations” scheme. It’s beyond outrageous. It won’t even bring any progress in reducing global carbon emissions, the supposed goal of the COP-27 meetings. If it works as … Read more

The Tories don’t just risk a catastrophic defeat, but their permanent destruction

As the country is wrenched from the era of Brexit boosterism into a new economic Ice Age, the Tory party has fled to its bunker. There, the Government is conscientiously rolling out Operation Damage Control. The broad aim is to dull voter anger towards the Conservatives with sensible appeals to pragmatism and sound money. At … Read more

Nov. 18 letters: People believe they influence land-use policy

The developers are laughing at us Re: Niagara concerns over Bill 23 worse than ‘NIMBYism,’ Nov. 14 The developers are laughing at us. We think we have some control over the way our environment is used, but in fact they have it all. At the local level, we have zoning bylaws which we think prevent … Read more

The Tories are doubling down on a failed economic model that is condemning workers to penury

‘Now and always,’ said Jeremy Hunt, ‘the Government is on your side.’ Whose side? Surely, the Chancellor must mean the usual lot: hard-working families, the strivers, the entrepreneurs, the people who get up at the crack of dawn and so on. Actually, no. This definitive declaration of who the Autumn Statement was for and which … Read more

Trump’s Political Future Hinges on How, Exactly, GOP Voters Want to Own the Libs

Former President Donald Trump is running for president again, a near-inevitable development which nevertheless feels a bit surreal. In marked contrast to his last campaign, however, this time Trump’s viability within his own party is an open question. Gone is the 2020 unity behind a sitting president, the willingness to do without a real primary … Read more