Archive April 2017

The problem with fundamentalism in the world today

by on April 19, 2017

In the run up to the Iraq war President Bush made a lot of speeches in which he denounced the "aggression" of Saddam Hussein. It [more…]

The concept of ‘truth’ for the Empire is not your concept of truth

by on April 15, 2017

The pattern is familiar and well-established.

A group of organisation who is 'on our side' (the US/West) produces some 'evidence' that paints whomever the State [more…]

State and Revolution. V. I. Lenin

by on April 11, 2017

This revolutionary pamphlet was written by Lenin in August and September 1917, that is between the two revolutions in Russia. (The February uprising which led to [more…]

You have to laugh…

by on April 11, 2017

So much for 'regulated capitalism'.

Wondering who I can complain to about the flaky Broadband service I receive from Plusnet (BT) I looked around, naively expecting [more…]

‘TV Licensing’ – an example of 21st Century cynicism

by on April 10, 2017

The following letter appeared in the Guardian:
A letter by Rev Paul Nicolson (Letters, 4 April) suggests: “The BBC also sends in the bailiffs to collect [more…]

Something fishy about claims about Syrian use of chemical weapons

by on April 7, 2017

Firstly; let's avoid getting drawn into the narrative that the Western war strategists want us to be drawn into.

Chemical weapons are nasty. They kill [more…]