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Why I’m Not Celebrating Steve Bannon’s Ouster From The White House

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  6 Comments

At the time of writing, it’s been perhaps sixteen hours since news of Steve Bannon’s resignation broke. And dependent upon which side of the aisle you’re sitting on, this is either the best news since the Emancipation Proclamation because an alleged far-right apocalyptic ideologue has been turfed out of a position of power … or […]

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Our complicated relationship with Barack Obama – goodbye Mr President

By   /  January 11, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  27 Comments

We loved Barack because of his incredible oratory, because he voiced the vision of what we all believed we wanted America to be.

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‪Just because the Russians were glad Hillary lost doesn’t mean Iraq has WMDs – deny that drum beat for war at every step

By   /  January 8, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

I watched my generation get conned into the bullshit war in Iraq over weapons of mass destruction that never existed, we should resist this latest drum beat for war with Russia. I say that as someone who recognises that Putin is a thug and Russia an authoritarian regime, but conning us into declaring some proxy war based on fake intelligence is not a way forward.

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For those hysterically judging Russia for hacking US election – here’s a list of all the Governments the CIA have overthrown in first 50 years

By   /  December 19, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  41 Comments

Don’t get me wrong, I’m no fan of Russia or Putin in any way shape or form, but when compared to the last 50 years of the CIA, having to put up with some whining that a Russian Agent hacked the Democratic Party’s emails seems pretty lame.

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Trump – the cultivation of demagoguery

By   /  July 21, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  35 Comments

In a brilliant essay, published on ‘Buzzfeed’, McKay Coppins offers his insights into what motivates a man like Donald Trump to ascend the greasy pole of politics to take on the Republican candidacy in the up-coming U.S. Presidential elections.

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Malcolm Evans – Trump

By   /  March 3, 2016  /  Malcolm Evans, Most Recent Blogs, The Daily Gallery  /  3 Comments

Malcolm Evans – Trump

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Iowa result – Republican Christ vs Socialist Jesus

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

Fascinating outcome from the microcosm of Iowa.

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