‘Professor Pantsdown’ And Other Experts

Politics and History

by Hannes Wessels I took some flak following my last article on ‘experts’, but since then I’ve seen little or nothing to lead me to believe I should change my opinion. In fact, events since then have buttressed my view. We can start with Professor Neil Ferguson from Imperial College, London. A leading epidemiologist, Ferguson […]

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“Rhodes’ Ghost”

Reviews

by Hannes Wessels I don’t know how many books have been written about Cecil John Rhodes, but Duncan Clarke’s magisterial, ‘Rhodes’ Ghost’ might be close to the final word on this extraordinary man, who most of the modern world, thanks to the twisters of history who dominate academia, has learned to loathe. Just the introduction […]

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Confused About Corona

Politics and History

  by Hannes Wessels Mass hysteria grips the world as a crisis unprecedented in history grips the globe; stock-markets are crashing, businesses are closing, sporting events are being cancelled, schools and universities have slammed their doors shut, panic buying is emptying supermarkets and people are literally running away from another in a desperate bid to […]

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