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Fake It Til You Make It

THE Third Way think tank – 3W – supports the principle of freedom of expression.  With this in mind, it follows that we also support the freedom of the press – and all other forms of media. Ironically the actions of some elements of the media – in particular the more sensationalist ‘red tops’ – … Continue reading

Trump promises peace and stability

US President-elect Doanal Trump promised a “new era of peace” on Thursday night — claimed he would to end the US’s regime-change policies of the past. Addressing a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the start of a “USA Thank You Tour 2016” for his supporters in the Midwestern swing states that secured his win last … Continue reading

Decision day: should we stay or should we go?

Britain decides today whether to stay in the EU or leave. The Third Way position is very simple: the EU is an undemocratic institution which prevents us from managing our own economy as we would wish. It should be rejected. We regard the EU as an undemocratic institution. Its elected parliament has no real power. … Continue reading

Orlando and Jo Cox: a time for reflection

In the wake of the massacre of 49 revellers in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida by a man claiming allegiance to the Daesh Islamic Caliphate and the assassination of Jo Cox by a disturbed man allegedly linked to an American neo-nazi group, we need to sit back and evaluate what’s really going on. Jo … Continue reading

The Easter Rising 1916: a personal view

 W.B. Yeats`  description of the Easter Rising, “A Terrible Beauty is born”, has become a widespread perception. “Terrible”? –  certainly, as thousands of the surviving relatives of its victims on both sides of the Irish Sea over the past century can testify. But where, exactly, is the “Beauty”?  Asks Henry Falconer Patrick Pearse and James … Continue reading

A clear military victory is likely in Syria

It’s a bitter pill for our establishment to swallow but there is now the real prospect that the Syrian government of President Assad will gain a clear military victory. Russian air power is “allowing Assad forces to advance against previously formidable foes,” said Jennifer Cafarella, Syria analyst at the Washington-based Institute for Study of War. … Continue reading