Gallant Iceland on Assange

15 Apr

I’ve been a fan of this tiny country since my visit in April 2017. Now I’m a bigger fan. Thanks Ian Jenkins for this extract from Portuguese journalist Marta Pacheco’s December 2016 interview with Ögmundur Jónasson, Icelandic Minister for the … Read More »

Three cheers for America

2 Apr

Taken today from the Information Clearing House home page. “The United States has entered the ranks of the failed states. One of the most remarkable manifestations of a failed state is that the criminals are all inside the government operating … Read More »

On Chelsea Manning (and B. F. Skinner)

9 Mar

This post also features in OffGuardian Note. The OffGuardian version of this post has drawn flak for use of gender pronouns of the ‘him/her’ kind. I stand accused of being ‘bigoted’, an ‘immature child’, ‘sniggering’, ’embarrassed’ and a few other … Read More »

Caitlin says …

25 Feb

I may have to start a regular feature with this as the generic title. Caitlin Johnston is too damn quotable not to! Here she is today: Everyone knows on some level the US government has a consistent and indisputable track … Read More »