Category: Republic

  • African Slaves Suffered Royal Branding

    Monarchs Personally Involved in Human Trafficking Transatlantic slave traders branded their slaves like cattle. Now the design of one of those brands has thrown new light on the involvement of British monarchs in the enslavement of Africans. The Washington Post has reported that British monarchs were personally involved in the transatlantic slave trade and in […]

  • Police Action Would Have Offended Important People

    The Metropolitan Police has decided to take no further action about allegations that an official honour was given to a Saudi business person in exchange for cash. Former Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker told the Guardian that “I’m not actually surprised. To have taken action would have offended important people in society.” According to that […]

  • Free Speech Suppressed In Scotland To Protect Monarchy

    Free Speech Suppressed In Scotland To Protect Monarchy An advertising company has told the Scottish Alba party that it will not allow it to hire billboards for a pro-democracy message, according to the STV channel. The billboard company said that an advertisement calling for a democratic head of state for Scotland could cause offence. The […]

  • In A Nation Under Stress Money To Spare For Promoting Monarchy

    If there was £8m of taxpayers’ money spare you might think the government would want to spend it on education, health care or helping the poor. But in fact the monarchist government would rather spend it on making children look at the mug of the hereditary head of state Charlie Windsor, the personification of unwarranted […]

  • “Slimmed-Down” Monarchy To Take 45% More of Our Money

    Charlie Windsor became the hereditary head of state in 2023 and encouraged the idea that his would be a slimmed-down and less expensive monarchy. So, in the words of the Financial Times (FT), “it was something of an about-turn when the Treasury announced last month that, far from cutting the royal cloth to match the […]

  • The Day It Became Illegal To Own a Rape Alarm

    The Policing Of A Coronation In the early hours of the day that British monarchists were to crown Charlie Windsor as their new king, the police force that has a reputation for harbouring rapists in its ranks seemingly made possession of a rape alarm illegal. Met police arrested a group of Westminster’s night safety volunteers […]

  • Sunak and Lords Plot Against Democratic Legislature

    According to a report in the Sunday Times prime minister Sunak has been plotting with members of the House of Lords to frustrate Labour Party plans to replace that chamber of parliament with a democratic alternative. The newspaper said that Sunak has had two meetings about this with legislators-for-life. More are planned. Sunak’s plan is […]

  • Cash for honours case – no action

    In 2021 a Sunday Times report claimed that a CBE awarded by Charles Windsor, then the first in line to be Britain’s head of state on the death of his mother, seemed to have been paid for by a donation to a Windsor foundation. The CBE was given to Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz, Such […]

  • Elizabeth Windsor: A Life of Feudal Privilege

    Elizabeth Windsor has died, ending a life in which feudal privilege was of the essence and in which democratic decencies counted for nothing. Ms Windsor had the official title of “Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of Her other Realms […]

  • British Judges Help Windsors Hide Wealth

    In 2022 the Guardian reported that “royal” family members have for a hundred years been helped by judges to hide from the British people £187m of assets. The law usually requires that wills be published. But Windsor family wills have been sealed to keep the truth about the family’s wealth from the people of the […]