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How Politicians and Scientists Have a Vested Interest in Spreading Panic
Posted on: Jul 3, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Stealth bombs? Killer plagues? There's money to be made in fearmongering.
Philip Seymour Hoffman and a Double Standard Over Drugs
Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: The Guardian
We turn a blind eye to an unworkable law and assume it does not apply to people like us – then take Draconian vengeance on others.
After the UK's Scandalous Detention of a Journalist's Partner, It's Becoming All Too Clear What Kind of a World We're Heading to
Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: The Guardian
The destructive power of state snooping is on display for all to see. The press must not yield to this intimidation
Media Shouldn't Protect Power from Embarrassment: Why WikiLeaks Had to Release the US Embassy Cables
Posted on: Nov 28, 2010, Source: Comment Is Free
It is for governments -- not journalists -- to guard public secrets, and there is no national jeopardy in WikiLeaks' revelations.
The 'War on Terror': a New Era of Geopolitical Stupidity
Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: Comment Is Free
The language loved by Bush has translated into a global disaster bringing death and misery to millions.
Americans Should Be Proud
Posted on: Nov 8, 2006, Source: Huffington Post
Over 60 per cent of electors want American troops withdrawn now -- or very soon.
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