The Pathology of the Rich

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The Pathology of the Rich – Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself pt1  TheRealNews Published on Dec 5, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, … Continue reading

Why are many of WW2 generation worried about the rise of fascism?

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At a time, when those British soldiers killed in war are remembered, it is salutary to focus on why many of the WW2 generation are so nervous about the parallels between the 1930s and now. “What no one seemed to … Continue reading

Is George Osborne failing … or succeeding brilliantly?

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Is George Osborne failing … or succeeding brilliantly? Obviously the answer depends entirely on what are George Osborne’s actual intentions? We are led to believe by government and commentators in the mainstream media that George is trying to ‘re-balance’ the … Continue reading

A Neofeudalist Fantasy inspired by Bilderberg 2012

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The Bilderberg phenomenon is often dismissed as a ‘conspiracy fantasist’s dream.  However, there is no doubt that there is an annual three-day conference attended by members of the global aristocracy, global leaders of industry and politicians (including US presidential candidates) from … Continue reading

Where the US goes, we are sure to follow.

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Robert Reich calls ‘them’ Regressives, we call them neofeudalists, plutonomists or neoliberals .. His points, about the significance of the US presidential election, are made more overt by Will Hutton in the Observer: The American election is really a battle … Continue reading

‘Brinkmanship’ and the Euro Crisis.

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Making sense of what is happening in the Euro crisis from simply listening to the BBC and the headline media reporting is scarcely possible.  Contradictions are hardly called into question; statements are confidently asserted as definitive; dubious assumptions are left … Continue reading

Inadequacies of BBC coverage of the EU financial crisis.

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Increasingly, the quality and content of the BBC news comes under criticism. Lip-service is paid to BBC ‘balance’, but in fact the parameters of their political debate only extend from ultra-right to no further than moderate centre. The purpose of … Continue reading