Thursday, October 29, 2015

Oh, those evil Russians! Soviet-era 'plot' advances hawks' agenda

My latest OpEdge.

Not only are the Russians bombing nice, cuddly ‘moderate rebels’ in Syria - and by doing so strengthening the cause of ISIS - who had been all but defeated due to US air strikes over the past year - but they also planned to destroy London in the 1950s!
In an article subtitled ‘Shock Cold War Plot,’ Rupert Murdoch’s Sun newspaper - of ‘Putin’s Missile’ fame - tells us that "Russia planned to nuke London suburbs and wipe out the capital in the Cold War."
Now if you just read the headlines you’d think that those dastardly Russkies were going to deliberately target civilians sitting in their semi-detached homes in London suburbs, but in fact, the story - which has been widely reported in other outlets too - is not as it first appears......

You can read the whole article here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

'Crystal clear case for Tony Blair war crimes in Iraq'

Above you can watch the latest interview with me on RT- on Tony Blair's non-apology for the Iraq war.
A transcript of the  interview can be read here.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Seumas Milne and the Wrath of the New McCarthyites

My latest column for Sputnik International- on the smearing of Seumas Milne.

The news that Seumas Milne, anti-war journalist and Guardian columnist, has been appointed the new Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's Executive Director of Strategy and Communications has caused uproar among Britain's McCarthyite pro-imperialist faux-left.
Milne, we're told is a "terrorism apologist", a "Stalinist" an "extremist", ''apologist for dictators", "apologist for murderous dictators", "Kremlin/Putin apologist" and "facism (sic) apologist"....

You can read the whole piece here.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Brave New World: Aldous Huxley missing from 'greatest Britons' list

My latest piece for OpEdge.

In Britain, we’re regularly treated to 'Top Greatest Britons' lists, with the latest one released in September. While some names undoubtedly deserve to be there, such as the ground-breaking physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton, others are questionable.
Clearly, there are some serious flaws in the latest 'greatest Britons' list, compiled by The Mirror....

You can read the whole article here.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

On Syria, Russia, western double standards and the great John Pilger

You can listen to a new interview with me and Pippa Jones discussing Russia's intervention in Syria and other related topics on Talk Radio Europe here.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Georgia on their minds: West tries to make a Serbia out of Russia

My latest OpEdge piece for RT.Com.

Putin calls the West’s bluff on fighting ISIS in Syria. Western elite figures are most unhappy. The Empire badly needs to strike a blow at Russia – and right on cue, the issue of ‘war crimes’ in Georgia miraculously comes to the fore!
This Thursday it was announced that the International Criminal Court was planning to investigate possible crimes committed during the conflict between Georgia and Russia in 2008....

You can read the whole piece here.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Tory Party Blues- so soon after victory

My latest column on UK politics from Sputnik International.

They say in sport that a team is often at its most vulnerable after an important victory. We've seen lots of examples of this, particularly in football.
On 9th September 1989, Millwall cemented their position at the top of Division One in English football by thrashing Coventry 4-1. The next week though they lost 5-1 and in fact, won only two more games all season, finishing bottom of the entire league.
In September 2014, newly promoted Leicester City pulled off a stunning 5-3 win against Man Utd, but lost their next match to Crystal Palace and didn't win again for another three months. Germany won the 2014 World Cup, beating Argentina 1-0 in the final, but then lost their very next game 4-2, also to Argentina. The phenomenon occurs in politics too.....

You can read the whole piece here.

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Insult to our intelligence:New Information War against Russia

My latest piece for OpEdge, on how neocons and 'liberal' warmongers in the west are trying to get us to hate Russia for intervening against ISIS and its associates in Syria.

Talk about quick on the draw. No sooner had Russian planes taken off to bomb ISIS terrorists and their associates in Syria, claims made by the West’s anti-Russia lobby started to flood in – only to be repeated in much of the western mainstream media...

You can read the whole article here.

Friday, October 02, 2015

6 ways #PigGate reveals the stench of UK establishment hypocrisy

My take on 'PigGate' for OpEdge

The big story in the UK this week has been generated by the revelations about UK PM David Cameron in a new book, "Call Me Dave," by former Tory Party donor Lord Ashcroft and journalist Isabel Oakeshott, which has been serialized in the Daily Mail…

You can read the whole piece here.