Nordstrom: the comedy continues

8 Mar

With regard to the reports in the [New York] Times and [Washington] Post, the notion that a massive, highly-sophisticated international undersea terror attack simultaneously destroying four separate pipelines would have been launched by Ukrainians operating from Germany without the knowledge of … Read More »

Stop the War NOW!

17 Feb

I have my differences with those who, while sharing my view that blame for the Ukraine War lies with Washington, say the Kremlin is also culpable. For reasons given many times before and after February 24, 2022 – here for … Read More »

Jonathan Cook on a myopic Monbiot

4 Dec

Journalists who know what’s good for them please editors, while editors who know what’s good for them please proprietors. Proprietors not only crave honours and seats at the high table. They also need advertisers and, in the case of the … Read More »

Guardian to Julian: may I help you?

30 Nov

Two days ago the Guardian and four other liberal newspapers published a joint letter which began: Publishing is not a crime: The US government should end its prosecution of Julian Assange for publishing secrets. Twelve years ago, on November 28th 2010, our five international … Read More »

Cheerleading for WW3

24 Nov

Have you noticed how folk with zero military experience have an uncanny knack for being front of the queue in promoting wars for others to fight? Last night I checked the profile of historian and Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash. … Read More »