Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net U.K. Correspondent, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net U.K. Correspondent

Civility, Russian Style.

There’s been a lot written about civil discourse, lately. About how us liberal snowflakes are a bunch of pussies and obsessed with being PC so as not to tread on anyone’s toes and also, somehow, using language that is deeply offending the opposition. Whilst right wing figures like Milo Yiannopoulos* can call for the murder…

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Pardon Me?

The maddening thing about Donald Trump is that he can do stupid shit faster than most of us can even get annoyed at it. Consider the last few days. Not only has Trump called for Russia to be reinstated in the G8 for some mysterious reason (it’s absolutely nothing to do with collusion and Vladimir…

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The Reichstag Liar

The new American ambassador to Germany evidenced the sort of political arrogance and naivete that can only be described as “Trumpian” this week when he decided to sound off about helping to foster a right-wing uprising across Europe. Ambassador Richard Grenell, who seems to have confused the roles of “ambassador” and “interfering mother in law”…

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Fascist Artwork Roundup.

If you’re reading Liberal Resistance.net, there’s probably a pretty clear reason why you’re here. That’s right – art criticism! Just because people on the left are understandably worried about the iminent end of the world, there’s no reason we can’t take some time out for levity – in this case to laugh at the paintings…

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Roseanne Barred

 It’s harder and harder to find new experiences as one gets older, so imagine my surprise yesterday when, for the first time ever, something Roseanne Barr did actually made me laugh.  Admittedly, what she did was to get fired from her zombified, one-trick-pony sitcom which had been improbably resurrected for a new series, but it…

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Gammongate

Regular readers of my column (all three of them) will notice I’ve been absent from the site, lately. This was due to taking a long road trip around the highlands of Scotland. It’s been two weeks and, in case you can’t tell, I’m back. Unfortunately, due to the rollercoaster pace of news these days, two…

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