The Risks of Trying to Define Loyalty

The Government is considering introducing a new form of oath of loyalty for certain kinds of public servants.  They do not seem to have considered the risks this involves.  I hope they have not.  I would not like to live in a country where the authorities did not care...

The Risks of Global Warming Denial

Remarks by Donald Trump and his team have reignited the debate over Global Warming, or Climate Change if you prefer.   There are very big risks involved.  If America changes direction, a lot of other countries will be tempted to follow. The obvious risk is that there...

New Year: New Risks? Brexit? Trump?

This is the time of year when people ask what new risks to expect.  Brexit and Donald Trump are getting a lot of attention and both may cause problems or opportunities for each of us. I have written about Brexit previously and will not repeat at length what I said...