Category: Politics

Imperialism on Trial: Free Julian Assange

My transcript of the event ‘Imperialism on Trial: Free Julian Assange’, which was held on the evening of Wednesday 1st May 2019 in Bloomsbury Baptist Church, London, and included speakers including editor-in-chief of Wikileaks Kristin Hrafnsson, former-MI5 officer Annie Machon, and former UK ambassador to Syria Peter Ford.

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The Hearing of Julian Assange on the Charge of Skipping Bail, 1st May 2019

This my best attempt at a transcription of the hour-long hearing of Julian Assange before Judge Deborah Taylor this morning, 1st May 2019, at Southwark Crown Court, London, on the charge of skipping bail.

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Russian Actor Vassily Livanov MBE’s Open Letter to the People of Britain

Russian Sherlock Homes actor Vassily Livanov MBE today published an open letter to the people of Britain, critiquing the current anti-Russian hysteria. He had offered it to The Guardian, which declined to print it; fittingly, then, it was published by the OffGuardian instead. I share its sentiments entirely.

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Where Anti-Trumpism is Getting it Wrong; or, My Enemy’s Enemy is Not Above Reproach; or, Ends Do Not Justify Means

  It is with some trepidation that I blog for the first time about Donald Trump.   It is partly because I feel such trepidation that I feel the need to do so.   Donald Trump is a gifted demagogue,

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