jump to navigation

Signs of Hope – A continuing series – Week 16 April 20, 2017

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.

Gewerkschaftler suggested this recently:

I suggest this blog should have a regular (weekly) slot where people can post happenings at the personal or political level that gives them hope that we’re perhaps not going to hell in a handbasket as quickly as we thought. Or as the phlegmatic Germans put it “hope dies last”.

Any contributions this week?


1. EWI - April 20, 2017

I see that North Korea has just made Trump look like, well, a chump.

How exactly does a US administration lose track of a carrier battle group?


2. oconnorlysaght - April 20, 2017

Amid all prospects of doom in the planned UK general election, at least George Osborne is retiring from Westminster.


3. fergal - April 20, 2017

Something happening in France? Melenchon on 18-19% not too far behind Le Pen and Macron. Is this the next one the pollsters get wrong? Le Pen doesn’t make it through to the second round…but Melenchon does!


4. paulculloty82 - April 20, 2017

Even regionally, Le Pen is losing ground, with Macron overtaking her in Normandy, and narrowing the gap in Occitania. Mélenchon leads in Aquitaine (incorporating Limousin and Poitou):




5. Aonrud ⚘ - April 21, 2017

The first coal-free day in Britain since the Industrial Revolution.

Admittedly, it’s hard to feel too hopeful about the overall climate change picture, but this is surely a good sign.



6. sonofstan - April 21, 2017

So Momentum have a slogan:
‘Let’s make June the end of May’

top marks


Aonrud ⚘ - April 21, 2017


I think it was Broadsheet.ie had the excellent headline, “May Poll in June”.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: