MORE ON CONGESTION CHARGING IN BEIJING

China Daily has published my article “Time for congestion charging in Beijing?” You can also join in the discussion at China Dialogue.

DON’T BE FOOLED – BNP IS STILL RACIST AND FASCIST

Having leafleted against the British National Party with Unite Against Fascism during the recent by-election campaign in Hampstead Town, I was pleased to see that the BNP candidate received a…

BLUSTERING BORIS

One principle Boris Johnson has consistently applied since his election as mayor last May has been to keep interviews with the media to a minimum. Anyone who witnessed his inept…

BORIS – THE WIMP!

In his column this week in the Telegraph, the Mayor raises the thorny question that most political campaigners face when delivering election literature and one that clearly plays on his…

BORIS – THE DEFENDER OF ‘SPIVS AND SPECULATORS’

Amidst all the debris of the collapse of Anglo-Saxon finance capitalism, we only have one prominent politician on either side of the pond defending the spivs and speculators, and accusing…

CONGESTION CHARGING FOR BEIJING?

Having been in Beijing for the whole of the very successful 29th Olympiad in August, and then attended the Urban Transportation Management Forum organized by the Shenzhen Municipal Government to…

BEIJING 2008 – SOME LESSONS FOR LONDON 2012

The spectacular Beijing Games of the 29th Olympiad, which l attended as a private spectator, were an enthralling sporting festival. Over 16 days we saw such dramas unfold in the…

BEIJING SAYS BEAT THAT!

The spectacular Beijing Games of the 29th Olympiad have been an enthralling sporting festival. Over 16 days we saw such dramas unfold in the Bird’s Nest stadium as the performances…

RED GLOW OF THE BIRD’S NEST

After having spent time yesterday in practically every Olympic venue watching the sporting dramas, and the success of team GB unfold, I made it back to the Bird’s Nest for…

CHINA – THE NEW EMERGING SPORTING SUPERPOWER

Well, the rain l was praying for certainly came down on Sunday night in a big way. I had not seen such a torrential downpour of rain for some time….