The 9/11 attacks on New York in 2001 ushered in the war on terror and a ‘new normal’. The official account of what happened was underpinned by the investigation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Although patently unconvincing its conclusion has been established as the truth by declaring all else conspiracy. Continue reading
Lockdown, a brutal control measure in American prisons, is touted as a merciful choice between contagion and starvation. Thanks to the New York Times we learn this policy was inspired by the school project of 14 -year-old Laura Glass. And then used by ‘concerned health experts’ to persuade a reluctant president to do the right thing and shut- down the economy in an election year. Continue reading
A pep talk by the Queen has rallied the troops. With the same courage that young lads in the Great War went ‘over the top’, into a hail of machine-gun fire and certain death, Brits are on their doorsteps engaging in hand to hand combat with the ruthless Communist virus. The situation is hopeful. Continue reading
Roger Waters makes a mighty statement in Barcelona about reality, humility and understanding. This piece by Phillip Roddis published in Offguardian should be admired for its virtues by journalists. The rest of us can just be inspired.
Full spectrum dominance is dead. On March 1, addressing the Federal Assembly in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin announced Russia had achieved overwhelming military superiority over America. He said the US had wasted trillions of dollars of taxpayers money on defence systems that were useless against a new generation of Russian missiles. The US leadership had irresponsibly rejected overtures to reopen arms limitation talks and it was time to remove the war-mongers. Continue reading
Earlier this year the Royal Academy of Arts mounted Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932 at its London gallery. It claimed:”One hundred years on from the Russian Revolution, this powerful exhibition explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through the lens of its groundbreaking art.” There was no caveat against propaganda paid for by oligarchs. Continue reading
Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of the Labour Party despite the efforts of his fellow MPs and a hostile media to bully him into submission. He has promised there will be no recriminations and called for party unity. His enemies pretend to be mollified while getting a second wind and sharpening their daggers. Public life is cynical and seedy in Little Israel. Continue reading