Author Archives: Peter Smith

About Peter Smith

A "foot-soldier" in the wider Post Capitalism Movement. First task - keep spreading the words of change, hope & inspiration.

Gabbard’s Way – a work in progress

You’ve already been introduced to Tulsi Gabbard and you now know something of her background and who she is as a person. Now it’s time to find out who she is as a politician. I am not a big fan … Continue reading

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Winner of the “Funniest Story of 2017” award

I know that it’s a bit early to make an award for the Peter Smith’s “Funniest Story of 2017” competition, but I am prepared to gamble than nothing will come along as good to be able to top the nominated … Continue reading

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Tulsi Gabbard: will aloha be enough to influence US politics?

Aloha is a Hawaiian greeting literally meaning “the joyful sharing of life” or more simply “love” and the joyful sharing of life and love is what Tulsi Gabbard wants to do in the world. Tulsi is a member of the … Continue reading

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Winner of the “Funniest Story of the Month” award for April

Things in Europe have been a bit dismal of late, with not much around to lighten the heart and bring a chuckle to one’s lips. Therefore finding contenders for the Peter Smith’s “Funniest Story of the Month” competition has been … Continue reading

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Chalk and Cheese

As a follower of European affairs and particularly the unfolding events in Greece and the United Kingdom, some comments to an article that appeared in another blog that I follow, really caught my attention. Klaus Kastner writes mostly about economic … Continue reading

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Gosh, darn – the Yanks are showing us the way things should be done!

For those of you who don’t follow American affairs very closely, and I am one too (ha, ha, get the joke?), you can be excused for not picking up on a rather interesting trend that is rearing it head in … Continue reading

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Left, Right, Left, Right – all you populists stay in step please!

Demonise the populists and the electorate become confused. And when the electorate become confused, the elites stay in power. In my first post about populism I used a very good article written by Cas Mudde, who is an associate professor … Continue reading

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