Author Archives: Mike

Garbage TV

The Jeremy Kyle show was not a program designed to shed the light of wisdom – but to box, entrench, widen and comodify ‘ignorance’.  It bordered on the [..]

Uncategorized

The Assange arrest is a warning from history

By John Pilger The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the [..]

Uncategorized

What has happened to Brexit?

190326So what happened to Britain leaving the EU? The ‘Leavers’ won the referendum with 52% of the vote. A referendum is not representative democracy but a people’s vote [..]

Uncategorized

Mick’s pop videos

Uncategorized

AFTER THE FALL

by John Lancaster Some of the more pessimistic commentators at the time of the credit crunch, myself included, said that the aftermath of the crash would dominate our [..]

Uncategorized

Father Frank Daly’s Remembrance speech

At the 11 hour on the 11 day of the 11 month, exactly one hundred years ago today, at this precise moment, the guns fell silent. And in [..]

Uncategorized

Money and the war industry

https://www.rt.com/shows/keiser-report/424579-episode-max-keiser-1216/    

Uncategorized

Resistance

  By Chris Hedges Resistance entails suffering. It requires self-sacrifice. It accepts that we may be destroyed. It is not rational. It is not about the pursuit of [..]

Uncategorized

My 2004 article on Tony Blair

by Michael Skywood Clifford This article was published in the Socialist News in December 2004. Arthur Scargill, the editor, published the second half of it*. Scargill said it [..]

Uncategorized

Time for UK to declare their independence?

Next week the people of the UK will have to make a decision to stay in or leave the European Union. Everyday on the media, British voters are [..]

Uncategorized