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When Does Incompetence Become a Crime?
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When Does Incompetence Become a Crime?
October 21, 2020

Patrick COCKBURN I was in Baghdad in 1998 during US airstrikes, watching missiles explode in great flashes of light as they hit their targets. There was some ineffectual anti-aircraft fire, the only result of which was pieces of shrapnel falling from the sky and making it dangerous […]

The Shoddiness of ‘Big Think’ Media
October 11, 2020

Deceiving the public can be essential to the people who hold the real power. But, how long can it continue to succeed?

The Shoddiness of ‘Big Think’ Media
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Britain Is Once Again on the Ropes
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Britain Is Once Again on the Ropes
October 7, 2020

The current UK system for processing asylum seekers is already fraught with problems, but the crackpot proposals just mentioned will have costs detrimental to the environment (big ships such as ferries are major sources of pollution) as well as being a huge drain on the public purse—maintaining a refugee camp on a tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic, or Moldova (which hasn’t as yet been consulted), or PNG, will cost much more than processing asylum applications in a humane way in the UK.

Take Pity on Britain Because It Is Approaching Catastrophe
October 6, 2020

What the real people need is support and guidance from a considerate and responsible government. They won’t get it; and all we can do is pity them.

Take Pity on Britain Because It Is Approaching Catastrophe
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UK Court Decision on Venezuela Gold Deals Blow to Regime Change Efforts
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UK Court Decision on Venezuela Gold Deals Blow to Regime Change Efforts
October 5, 2020

The English Court of Appeal ruled that the Conservative administration of Boris Johnson’s position that Juan Guaidó is the country’s legitimate ruler was far from equivocal, potentially paving the way for some $1.95 billion of the Central Bank of Venezuela’s gold to be accessed.

Why Is the British Press Sexing Up Stories on Hezbollah, Iran and China?
October 2, 2020

These days journalists go wild on story-telling to keep themselves in the spotlight among their contemporaries with no fear of any accountability.

Why Is the British Press Sexing Up Stories on Hezbollah, Iran and China?
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Leaked Docs Expose Massive Syria Propaganda Operation Waged by Western Govt Contractors and Media
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Leaked Docs Expose Massive Syria Propaganda Operation Waged by Western Govt Contractors and Media
September 26, 2020

Western government-funded intelligence cutouts trained Syrian opposition leaders, planted stories in media outlets from BBC to Al Jazeera, and ran a cadre of journalists. A trove of leaked documents exposes the propaganda network.

Boris Johnson Is Failing So Badly Because He Still Thinks Like a Newspaper Columnist, a Disastrous Weakness During This Crisis
September 22, 2020

Brexit in 2016 was Britain’s contribution to this new trend, which would certainly not have happened without the right-wing press dripping poison into its readers’ minds about immigration and the EU as the source of their troubles.

Boris Johnson Is Failing So Badly Because He Still Thinks Like a Newspaper Columnist, a Disastrous Weakness During This Crisis
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