The extreme centre

4 Aug

Tariq Ali was bang on the nail with this term. Does it ever occur to those who deem themselves balanced of view, and well informed – while pitying the poor saps in such as China and Russia where they have, you … Read More »

Trump in context

28 Jul

Is Trump worse than Obama or Hillary? Many think so. But was Trump responsible for genocide in Korea and Vietnam? Regime change and systemic torture in Latin America? Of course not, but then neither were the other two just named. … Read More »

North Korea? The problem is Washington

17 Apr

See also North Korea’s Nukes. This from CounterPunch today: … no country in the world needs nuclear weapons more than North Korea. Brainwashed Americans, who get their news from Fox or CNN, may differ on this point, but if a hostile nation … Read More »

US attack on Homs

7 Apr

Yesterday I posted on chemical weapons at Idlib. I wrote: [The terrorists] are losing and, aided by corporate media in the west, have everything to gain by giving Washington, London and Paris a way of selling more direct intervention, posing … Read More »