Articles, comment and meditations on power, oppression and political mindfulness
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Guardian whitewashing of Banksy
The Guardian's in-house art critic, Jonathan Jones, has written a scurrilous little denuncia...
Thursday, 3 April 2014
Banning books in jails - crime and ConDem punishment
I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prison...
Saturday, 29 March 2014
Welfare betrayal and Labouring under false hopes
In a despicable act of conformity, all but 22 Westminster MPs have voted for George Osborne's benefits cap bill . Only 13 Labour rebe...
Friday, 21 March 2014
David Cameron's 'benign' part in the 'Middle East peace process' - exchange with the BBC
How much propaganda can be packed into one seemingly innocuous BBC news comment? Here's a little insight. Letter to BBC Complaints ...
Friday, 14 March 2014
RIP the great socialist and humanitarian Tony Benn
I read with deep sadness today the news of Tony Benn's passing. He was a hugely inspirationa...
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
Social justice or City profits - radical Yes or corporate No?
Another day, another threatening statement of 'corporate concern' over the potential 'instability' of an independent Scotlan...
Wednesday, 5 March 2014
Duty media: framing the options on Russia and Ukraine
Current events in Ukraine offer yet another prime example of a Western service media jumping to dutiful attention. While the BBC and other...
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