Malcolm X on the media

7 Apr

It’s a fundamental with me that whomever ‘our’ media, debased for reasons given many times on this site – here for instance – vilify or sanctify, I take a good hard look at them. And when I do, I ask: … Read More »

Please wake up

6 Mar

* Caitlin Johnstone begins her post today: A new Gallup poll finds Americans’ opinion of Russia and China at historic lows, with 79% now reporting an unfavorable view of China, 77% an unfavorable view of Russia … A recent Mintpress News article, … Read More »

My February reads

27 Feb

This month brings that rarest of occurrences. I’m recommending a Guardian piece: a tour of the mind of Jeff Bezos. You wouldn’t want to live there but I promise a rewarding trip. Also, and for your instant erudition, we have … Read More »

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 »