Tag Archive: politics


I have a collection of them. I consider them good luck.

Short answer is NO.

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Guardian Culture asked leading actors to perform key speeches from his plays. Here, Damian Lewis performs Antony’s lines from Act III, Scene 2 of Julius Caesar. Antony has been granted permission to speak at Caesar’s funeral so long as he does not implicate the conspirators in his death, but he skilfully turns the crowd against them.

Who came up with that?

“They have to remember Jack alive.”

Nord Stream 2 is possibly the world’s most controversial infrastructure project, and it was thrust further into the spotlight when Russia invaded Ukraine earlier in 2022. The future of this monumental feat of engineering and maritime construction is unclear. Right now, it seems doubtful that the Nord Stream 2 will ever be anything more than an empty tube of steel and concrete at the bottom of the Baltic Sea (and maybe that’s for the best).

Who knew?

The Power Grid

John Oliver discusses the current state of the nation’s power grid, why it needs fixing, and, of course, how fun balloons are.

Mural for Ukraine solidarity.

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