Pity the nation that has to silence its writers for speaking their minds… Pity the nation that needs to jail those who ask for justice while communal killers, mass murderers, corporate scamsters, looters, rapists and those who prey on the … Read More »
Jean Giono’s The Man Who Planted Trees tells of a shepherd’s single-handed effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the Alpine foothills of Provence in the early 20th century. If you haven’t read it, and lingered over illustrator Michael McCurdy’s … Read More »
This from wiki: Nils Melzer is a Swiss academic, author and practitioner in the field of international law. Since 2016, Melzer has been serving as United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture. He is Professor of International Law at the University … Read More »
This post also features in OffGuardian Three years ago, Global Research showed that interests backing Trident also finance Russia’s nuclear programme. This news, relayed a few months later by the Canary, should have caused a storm in anti-war circles. In … Read More »
Dear Julian Thank you for your courage. It shames me as a socialist that so many whose leftist views should have had them backing you, in gratitude for the truths you brought us and to demand an end to the … Read More »
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.