No, this isn’t “US embarrassment” Nikki Haley quitting her role as US ambassador to the UN, ahead of an expenses probe. It’s US embarrassment Nikki Haley – who on her resignation last week was thanked by the IDF for “unwavering … Read More »
The Climate Changer. Meet Joe Manchin, self described as “just a good old West Virginia boy”. And a very rich one at that. Says Kenneth Surin, writing today in CounterPunch: Manchin has made more than $5 million in in profits … Read More »
Are we heading toward armed confrontation with a nuclear power? All the signs point that way, not least the unity of our so-called free press – see my recent review of Propaganda Blitz – in declaring Russia a rogue state. The … Read More »
Here’s why “Kavanaugh sounds guilty as hell to me” … … and here’s why “there’s much truth in Paula’s words“.
this review also features on offguardian Introduction On Friday, August 31 I had an email from OffGuardian editor Catte: How do you feel about reviewing a new 9/11 book for the anniversary? I know you’re a sceptic but that is … Read More »
this post also features in offguardian If I and a hundred likeminded others devoted ourselves 24/7 to rebutting the drivel above and below the line in the Guardian, we couldn’t make a dent. It would be like despatching midges, in … Read More »
Wednesday August 22 – Trump’s national security advisor and most hawkish of neocons, John Bolton, told reporters there would be “no change in US position for now”. Given the subject – the official US view, in line with that of … Read More »
I’m not really a fan of Galloway – far less of Donald Trump – but yesterday George expressed my sentiments with ninety percent accuracy. But a facebook exchange today adds a little nuance to the picture. Here’s a snippet: In … Read More »
Jan Oberg, Director of Transnational Foundation (TFF) posted today. I’m to the left of this not-for-profit outfit but applaud its courageous stance on Syria. Indeed, the talented Mr Oberg first caught my eye last year with his images of Aleppo … Read More »
In an international survey by WIN/Gallup the USA came out tops. And it can’t be laid at Trump’s door. The poll was in 2013, and worth checking out for other of its findings.