This post also features in OffGuardian Questions, questions, questions … Did you know the Swedish Chief Prosecutor initially handling the allegations of rape against Julian Assange found no case to answer? Are you aware she was succeeded by Marianne Ny, … Read More »
My bad. For fifteen years I’ve been inflicting my views on folk who’ve done me no harm; done nothing whatsoever to deserve such torments. I began innocuously enough with emailed film reviews but it was still sneaky of me to … Read More »
A Warmonger’s Pay-Off: Nikki Haley to Land Board Seat at Boeing Corp Full story here.
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With Joan Ryan the eighth MP to join the Labour breakaway group, and to cite ‘antisemitism’ as a prime reason, the ever reliable Jonathan Cook says: Corbyn, it should be noted, is the first leader of a major British party … Read More »
The best comedians are the cleverest people on the planet. I’m grateful to a BTL comment on OffGuardian, below a piece of mine on Venezuela, for linking to this forty-five minute video. It has Robert Newman saying exactly what I … Read More »
THIS POST ALSO FEATURES IN OffGuardian I’m critical of identity politics both in its passive form, as theory-lite substitute for class analyses of oppression and exploitation, and in its more active manifestations. Such as when, in 2016, millions of progressives … Read More »
Brecht is powerful but it’s Michael Rosen who captures our zeitgeist.