The view from Langley, Virginia

12 Feb

Caitlin Johnstone today: It would be more efficient and straightforward if all English-language news media were run directly out of CIA HQ in Langley, Virginia. Reporters could cut out the middleman and drop the charade of presenting unproven assertions by … Read More »

Monolithic control at the Guardian?

23 Jan

Guardian July 16, 2020. Phrases like “UK says …” (“experts say” .. “intelligence sources believe” …) do play, when they fit with narratives years in the making, on our unconscious conflation of “we have evidence” – claimed by sources we … Read More »

Agonising over Auntie

19 Jan

When a regime as odious as that headed by the serial liar Boris Johnson declares war on the Venerable Bebe, I get why so many are up in arms to declare – HANDS OFF, BOJO! We can discuss the licence … Read More »