Mike Pompeo

19 Jan

I’ve referred a good few times to this former Sunday School teacher and CIA Director. See for instance my post on America’s Christian Right, where I deem his likely challenge in 2024 and 2028 a far greater threat than any … Read More »

Cook on the Assange decision

4 Jan

Jonathan Cook, today in CounterPunch: Assange Wins. The Cost: The Crushing of Press Freedom The unexpected decision by Judge Vanessa Baraitser to deny a US demand to extradite Julian Assange, foiling efforts to send him to a US super-max jail … Read More »

My September reads

27 Sep

Some folks – I’m tempted to call them psychological sectarians, more interested in ‘othering’ those outside their cosy club than effecting change in this Vale of Tears – will slam me for this, but all three of my picks this … Read More »