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Remembering Spanish Flu that swept the world after the First World War (1914-1918)

Trevor Grundy | 4 March, 2020

History (From articles published in Politicsweb (South Africa) Cold Type (Canada) and Asian Affairs (London) in August 2014) The rise of antibiotic superbugs poses what the British Prime Minister David…   Read more >

Malice in Wonderland – A Commonwealth saga that grows ‘curiouser and curiouser’ by the day

Trevor Grundy | 21 February, 2020

  By Trevor Grundy   “Curiouser and curiouser,” exclaimed Alice when she came across Tweedledum and Tweedledee at the Pool of Tears in Lewis Carroll’s  Alice in Wonderland. Un-grammatical but…   Read more >

The Commonwealth’s “Baroness Shameless” is told to get a grip or go

Trevor Grundy | 5 February, 2020

  At a time when Britain is looking to friends outside the European Union, New Zealand has pulled its funding for the Commonwealth Secretariat, the London – based body that…   Read more >

Christians in Europe share a common memory of the murdered saint who defied an English king

Trevor Grundy | 29 December, 2019

By  TREVOR GRUNDY   Thomas Becket, the 12th century’s “turbulent priest” whose murder in Canterbury Cathedral on December 29, 1170  brought a powerful mediev0al monarch to his knees  during a…   Read more >

Investigative journalist pays £90,000 to go free in Magufuli’s independent media bashing Tanzania

Trevor Grundy | 1 December, 2019

 25th February 2020 A report in The Times (today) said that Erick Kabendera was persuaded to admit money laundering and tax vasion to get out of prison. But he was…   Read more >

Gandhi: Will he be the next victim of Britain’s ‘politically correct’ militants?

Trevor Grundy | 29 November, 2019

While a student campaign has failed to stop a statue of Mahatma Gandhi being raised in Manchester, the row over his bigoted attitudes continues to rage – including in India….   Read more >

Doris Lessing (1919-2013) Self-proclaimed ‘Useful Idiot’ for the Soviet Union

Trevor Grundy | 7 October, 2019

  Doris Lessing was critical about herself, much more so than the people who wrote obituaries about her following her death at her London home in November 2013. From 1942…   Read more >

Who put Mugabe into power?

Trevor Grundy | 2 October, 2019

In a two- page obituary (four colour pictures and one black and white) highlighting the life and times of Robert Mugabe published in The Times on Saturday 7th September 2019,…   Read more >