Squashing people…

by on August 4, 2017

This is a personal post by the editor of The New Observer.

I've just signed up for a 'permanent' job - something that millions of [more…]

Propaganda by stealth

by on August 3, 2017

Propaganda doesn't have to be full-on. It can be quite subtle. Here's an example from the Guardian - that amplifier for the State Department:

It appears [more…]

Local authority cover-ups

by on July 28, 2017

Something about UK local authorities - unable to grasp any notion of serving anyone's interest but their own - that is the interests of the [more…]

Child abuse in the name of Safeguarding

by on July 27, 2017

It has been a theme of this web site that Safeguarding is insincere. Its primary purpose is to protect officials from liabilities that arise from [more…]

New US Sanctions may target Europe’s gas relationship with Russia

by on July 26, 2017

Congress has passed, overwhelmingly, a new sanctions bill - which includes sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea.

The bill now goes to the Senate [more…]

Why is everyone working for the prison system?

by on July 25, 2017

Why is everyone working for the prison system?

You don't have to.

At least try a little.


It really does make it hard for [more…]