London Bridge Inquests; Part One: Introduction

In May and June of this year, coroner’s inquests were staged at the Old Bailey into the deaths that occurred during the so-called terrorist incident of June 3rd, 2017, at London Bridge and Borough Market. Naturally, because it constituted an effort to translate an official narrative into done-and-dusted history, the scope of the proceedings went well More...

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By P W Laurie On Monday, August 19th, 2019

The Boris Johnson “bait and switch” operation: you won’t be buying what you think he’s selling

The effort to scare Leave-voters into tolerating an Article 50 treaty has taken a turn into bizarre and perhaps desperate territory. As the UK Government plays chess with itself and a nation observes, it has brought More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

As BBC admits licence fee refusal impacts its viability, with the end of over-75 subsidy, even more “evasion” ahead

In June the BBC released its Group Annual Report and Accounts 2018/19, and the headline information had to be a 3.7% decrease in income by licence fee revenue. While this was blamed on the phased reduction of government More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, August 12th, 2019

Of silent ships: keeping track of information that passes in the night

While it was news that caused no more than a brief stir in British corporate-media, that the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a third ship in the Persian Gulf at the end of July allows broader More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 10th, 2019

El Paso, and why American mass shootings don’t have to be remotely believable

Another day, another American mass shooting – that was quickly exploited by politicians and corporate-media to attempt to shame the gun-owning public into accepting their disarmament. While the El Paso incident More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

At Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, least voter participation since 1922; Remain extremists gaslight a nation

After the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, which came about under circumstances more implausible than those which generated the recent same such vote in Peterborough, the elephant in the room of interpretive More...