Madness take a barbed swipe at Boris Johnson. They have released their first new song in three years and you can hear it here: The pioneering ska band’s snap release is a “barbed swipe at the charlatans, rotters and … Continue reading →
Are you unsure who to vote for? Simon Burgess writes.. Why I will vote Labour ‘Anyway, here are my reasons for voting Labour, and it is all about their policies. But first, a quick word why you shouldn’t consider voting … Continue reading →
Sometimes, we think the media as a check on political power, informing a serving the public. It doesn’t. Media manufacture our consent. They tell us what those in power need them to tell us so we can fall in line. Consent is being manufactured all around you, all the time. Democracy is staged. with the help of media that act as propganda machines. The 5 filters of propaganda machines are:
Ownership. Who owns the media?
Role of advertising
Managing the Media
Flack Machine – trashing and diverting
A Common Enemy.
NOAM CHOMSKY – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine (narrated by Amy Goodman)
Michael Rosen shares this piece on antisemitism. 1. I’ve met people who think that there are no Jews left in the Labour Party. 2. I’ve met people who think that the Chief Rabbi is in some way or another in … Continue reading →
Labour have today lauched their ‘Manifesto for Nature’ . You can download a copy here; Labour leader to set out party’s ‘Plan for Nature’ By Richard Vaughan Ten new national parks will be created in areas such as the Malvern … Continue reading →
Are Hedge Funds driving Boris Johnson’s Brexit Plans?
The backers of Johnson’s leadership campaign were dominated by hedge funds. To what extent is he swayed by their interests? During the election campaign, Johnson has inarticulately mumbled the phrase,”Get Brexit done!’, with little confidence. The Conservative manifesto contains little of substance, and much has been discredited. His real agenda is quite secret. What is going on?
Donald Trump wanted to buy Greenland in August, and undoubtledly eyes bits of Old Blighty, the odd coastline, maybe a castle or two, or even a mountain, like Snowdon. Now it seems absurd that someone could even own a mountain, never … Continue reading →