Prince Andrew and the Sinister Role of Royal PR

CW: mentions of r*pe and CSA “I’ve had the [Epstein] story for 3 years … we would not put it on the air … the Palace found out that we had her whole allegations about Prince Andrew and threatened us a million different ways” Amy Robach, ABC News Anchor Virginia Roberts tells how she was […]

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What are the Arguments For and Against a Monarchy in Britain?

As Thomas Paine pointed out, a hereditary head of state is as ridiculous as a hereditary astronomer or physician. The hereditary principle is about as opposite as you can get to democracy and meritocracy – principles which are otherwise lauded to high heavens with no anxiety about self-contradiction, as if to say: “We believe hard […]

A Cross between the Addams Family and the Brady Bunch, The Windsors are Neither Hard-Working nor Benevolent

Some of the great myths about the Windsors is that they are somehow benevolent, philanthropic and hard-working. The Royals do run-of-the-mill everyday things and get praised to the skies for it; they reach milestones in their life and there are celebrations across the country – weddings, birthdays etc. And then when they breed (Royals don’t […]

Britain’s Oxymoronic ‘Democratic Monarchy’

With the Queen approving Boris Johnson’s move to force through a no-deal Brexit, with zero mandate (the EU referendum did not stipulate a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, and it has been repeatedly rejected by Parliament. Furthermore, he became Prime Minister without a General Election, basically appointed by 90,000 old white men from the Home Counties), it’s a […]

Britain’s Aryan Brotherhood: The Royal Family

Britain has its own Aryan Brotherhood, a brotherhood of white supremacists that reside in a network of heavily fortified residences across the country, high fences, razor-wire, armed guards: The Royal Family. The high level of blindness to Britain’s own racism, its own historic and contemporary role in the system of white supremacy, in constructing it […]

How Capitalism Foments Mental Illness & Discourages Well-being – and What’s the Alternative

CW: mental illness, self-harm, suicide Originally published on Red Fightback Self-injury and suicide are last resorts for communicating distress in a society which doesn’t listen and mental illness is often explained away by placing responsibility on the individuals who suffer it. Biological or genetic factors are emphasised and lead to focus on treatments which further […]

Nazism and the Windsors: A Love Affair

Prince Charles has been known to describe Vladimir Putin, the elected Russian president, as ‘Hitler’. You’d have thought that would endear him to Putin, if anything. If there’s one thing the Royal family are good at (and let’s be honest, there isn’t much else), it’s loving Nazism. Queen Elizabeth was taught to Nazi salute by […]

Queen Elizabeth is no Cuddly Old Dear

In 1981 the Queen was nearly assassinated by a teenager in New Zealand – if his aim were better. Two years later the teenager planned to kill Prince Charles as well. The attempt was covered up and he eventually killed himself in prison, his name was Christopher John Lewis. ‘If I was ever to mention […]

“Magic” Genes, but Prince Harry’s still Useless at Basically Everything

[*N.B. Comments about who is Prince Harry’s biological father play up to the whole ‘genetic divine right’ discourse and biological determinism upon which the institution of monarchy is built and are completely antithetical to this piece]. Prince Harry is the very opposite of a role model. A posturing, conceited, malingering, parasitic, crass racist with an […]

‘I’m against monarchy but Prince William’s not too bad’ – Oh yes he is…

Wherever the Royals go schoolchildren are assembled to celebrate their presence, as if someone worthy of emulation were meeting them. The media bill and coo about these overgrown parasites and far too many ordinary Brits line up, led by the nose, to kiss the rod. The level of delirium in this country surrounding this family, […]