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 »

The most lethal virus is War

15 Dec

Information Clearing House has today published its transcript of a John Pilger speech in London to a Stop the War fund-raiser, Artists Speak Out. Britain’s Armed Services Memorial is a silent, haunting place. Set in the rural beauty of Staffordshire, … Read More »

Brexit, Bezos and Boris

27 Oct

I know more Remainers than Leavers. That’s why my posts on Brexit have focused more on delusions common to the former than on those common to the latter. Here’s what I wrote four years ago: My view of Brexit is … Read More »

The Assange Hearing is a travesty!

22 Sep

On November 27, 2018 the Guardian published a “bombshell”, swiftly taken up by other of the world’s media. Authors Luke Harding and Dan Collyns alleged that President Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort, convicted three months earlier on eight counts of … Read More »