“If you buy a TV licence then you might be funding cover-ups for high-profile paedophiles like Jimmy Savile, it’s as simple as that. Don’t let them bully you into handing over your hard earned cash to fund their their non-stop party. There is absolutely nothing to fear from the goons who work for the BBC’s [...]
21st Century Wire Says: The General Petraeus Affair could come back to bite Obama badly. The White House knew about it, covered it up, all in order to secure an election victory. That’s a shrewd risk on the part of the White House. Power it seems, trumps the general welfare for some. General Petraeus and [...]
McLibel 2.0 – Why Did ITV Hand Over 125K for ‘Schofield’s List’ and Can You Sue 10,000 Twitter Users?
Peter Sterry | The establishment don’t like, and never have liked, the horrid internet, because of what it represents – an affordable, endless community of open source networks and information.
NEWS ARCHIVE: ‘Expressing the flesh in chic circles’ Kate McClymont Sydney Morning Herald May 17, 2003 The ownership of a substantial collection of erotic photos from the world of high fashion has caused a minor stir in art circles. To be auctioned in London next Friday, the owner of the assembled works – A (Very) [...]
By Clifford Coonan When completed by the end of next March, Sky City in Changsha will be the tallest skyscraper in the world, standing at 2,749ft (838m) high, over 220 floors. And remarkably, they’ve not started building it yet. It took Dubai more than five years to build the world’s tallest building, the 828m Burj [...]
An anti-piracy company has found itself in the middle of a huge controversy. CIAPC, the company that had The Pirate Bay blocked by ISPs in Finland, tracked an alleged file-sharer and demanded a cash settlement. However, the Internet account holder refused to pay which escalated things to an unprecedented level. In response, this week police [...]
By Oliver Wright Groups linked to both sides of the conflict have spent over £130,000 since the last UK general election on taking Parliamentarians to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Many of those MPs who accepted trips have gone on to make supportive speeches and statements in Parliament and the media backing the positions [...]
Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen break down this week’s developments on the UK Column Live show, including an interview with Justin Walker on the idea of a “Greenback Pound”, and his discovery that the banks demanded that the British government prosecute the first world war based on currency issued at interest, rather than [...]
Decision pushes country close to default again but President vows not to cough up the cash By Nikhil Kumar Rattled investors could be forgiven a sense of déjà vu after they were put on notice about the threat of a possible government default after Argentina was ordered immediately to cough up more than $1.3bn (£800m) [...]