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Can the “free” press be trusted to allow a debate on public ownership?

by on May 12, 2017

This is an interview with Cat Hobbs who is the Director of "We Own It" - a campaign group based in Oxford which campaigns for [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…]

1984

by on March 14, 2017

This site doesn't usually comment on matters to do with state surveillance of and control of the Internet. Chiefly because the whole notion of "data [more…]

Lies from Winchester College, Hampshire, about child sexual abuse

by on February 8, 2017

A series of allegations have surfaced about a senior figure in the Church of England Evangelical movement. The allegations are that during he 1970's this [more…]

Synthetic outrage over Trump’s temporary ban on entry to the US

by on January 31, 2017

Trump has instituted 3 bans:

i. The US Syrian refugee resettlement programme is permanently suspended

ii. The overall US refugee resettlement programme is suspended for [more…]