Doesn’t anyone remember ‘The Power of Nightmares’?

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The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, written and produced by Adam Curtis, was a BBC documentary film series broadcast in 2004. The films compare the rise of the American Neo-Conservative movement and the radical Islamist … Continue reading

Here we go again… The War on Terror

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By chance (being snow-bound) I re-watched Adam Curtis’s 2004 series ‘The Power of Nightmares’. So it seemed quite normal, when I switched on the news and heard David Cameron’s announcement that the terrorist incident in Mali needed ‘a global response… … Continue reading