Guardian in tactical retreat over Corbyn

12 Jun

So, the Guardian is now filling its columns with fake, heavily qualified and borderline amnesiac apologies for getting Corbyn so stunningly wrong. Let’s remind ourselves just how relentlessly offensive its vilification has been. Here’s a sample, taken from the much more comprehensive set assembled by … Read More »

UK Election – a view from North Carolina

31 May

Kenneth Surin, writing yesterday in CounterPunch … Labour under Jeremy Corbyn has been gaining steadily in the polls, despite a massive media campaign to undermine him, extending from the BBC and supposedly “liberal” Guardian to the UK’s famously ghastly tabloids. … Read More »

Corbyn on terrorism

26 May

Why is this statement of the blindingly obvious such a ‘hugely controversial step’? Because we draw conclusions on the causes of salafist terror without troubling to join the dots on a quarter century of western aggression in the middle east, … Read More »

You’d think McCarthy was back!

22 Feb

Today’s Independent has former Labour Minister of State for Europe, Chris Bryant, telling Parliament that: There is now clear evidence of Russian direct, corrupt involvement in elections in France, in Germany, in the United States of America and, I would … Read More »

Irony detectors need not apply

19 Jan

Nor does the irony end here. That tireless crusader for workers’ rights and social justice, the Mail, weighed  in with this piece: Oh the irony! Fight Against Slavery advertises for ‘volunteer unpaid’ staff to work for FREE and ‘join the … Read More »