Tag Archives: secrecy

Heaping insult on injury

In this, the first article for the New Year 2017, I wish to return to an issue that first appeared in this blog in the early part of 2015. At that time two articles, (“Caught in a trap”, 03.03.2015, and … Continue reading

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To call Australia home

Nauru is a tiny island nation in the eastern Pacific region of Micronesia, approximately 2000 miles to the northeast of Australia. The geography of the island features a coral reef and white-sand beaches fringed with palms. Inland, tropical vegetation surrounds … Continue reading

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The state we are in

The state is the United Kingdom, but what is the state of the UK? The daily tabloid newspapers recently carried the story of how Charles Windsor has been covertly receiving top-secret Cabinet papers for decades. Following a Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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Growing to win

“For all the issues Republic campaigns on our focus has never wavered.  Our mission is simple: to achieve the abolition of the British monarchy in favour of a democratic republic. That’s a tall order, a tough challenge and there are … Continue reading

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Behind closed doors

What has Charles Windsor, the heir to the British crown, been saying to government ministers?  For the past nine years or so that has been the question asked by The Guardian, ever since that newspaper requested copies of 27 pieces … Continue reading

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Above, but not beyond

Royalty is above politics. These words are often used in a collective defence of royalty with respect to political matters. If, therefore, that is actually the case – if the royals are indeed politically neutral – then why is secrecy … Continue reading

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