It was twenty years ago today ..

31 Aug

… on August 31, 1997, that “the people’s princess” was killed by a high speed collision in Paris’s Pont de l’Alma road tunnel. I don’t know whether or not MI5, in cahoots with Sûreté and DGSE, engineered that collision. Neither, I … Read More »

Even the Guardian has its moments

12 Jul

Two outstanding Guardian articles caught my eye this week. One was Sarah Boseley’s feature yesterday: tobacco industry’s dirty war for the African market. Part of the Graun’s week long focus on the world’s richest and most lethal drug cartel, Boseley’s … Read More »

Our media are not fit for purpose

7 Jul

This post also features on off-guardian This morning, just after eight, BBC Radio 4’s John Humphrys interviewed an American ‘expert’ – didn’t catch the name – on the first meeting, today, of Trump and Putin. In the time between my … Read More »