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 »

Coping with opposition

19 Nov

Syria .. Putin .. Brexit .. Corbyn .. climate change .. Trump. What have they in common? All are issues on which most of us have opinions we imagine we arrived at ourselves. But didn’t Asch and Milgram show how … Read More »