Category Archives: Political

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Zero emissions?

by Michael Skywood Clifford   Zero emissons? A vacuous and implausible slogan from Glasgow. This sounds like there will be no waste whatsoever, and yet what form of [..]


How top Labour officials plotted to bring down Jeremy Corbyn

By Jonathan Cook Published in Middle East Eye The findings of a leaked, 860-page report compiled by the British Labour Party on its handling of antisemitism complaints is [..]

Culture, style and the arts, Guest writers, Political

Letter to Sir Keir from a newly resigned member of the Labour Party

by Bronagh Wilson

Guest writers, Political

Julian Assange Hearing – Your Help Wanted

Here is a list of things you can do to help. Everyone can do at least one of these. 1) Put 18 May firmly in your diary. The [..]

Guest writers, Political


By Craig Murray Woolwich Crown Court is designed to impose the power of the state. Normal courts in this country are public buildings, deliberately placed by our ancestors [..]

Culture, style and the arts, Guest writers, Political

He is a hero, not a villain

From British Journalism Review by Peter Oborne Why are leaks about the British ambassador to Washington a matter of press freedom and leaks from Julian Assange a matter [..]

Guest writers, Political

On watching the TV news agenda

by Michael Skywood Clifford Dramatic : striking in appearance or effect, attention catching. The media is aware of the definitions of drama. Drama is often based upon conflict, [..]


Labour Bashing Fake Charity EXPOSED

Tim Fenton, Monday, 4 November 2019 “You may not have heard of the Institute for Statecraft, which was registered in Scotland as a charity, or indeed of [..]


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 [..]

Culture, style and the arts, Political

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 [..]

Guest writers, Political