- August 05, 2011
As Yogi Berra once put it, it’s deja vu all over again…
With headlines like this
World stock markets in turmoil
Almost £50bn wiped off leading British shares and huge sell-off on Wall Street amid economic fears
Global stock sell-off continuesAsian markets down between 3% and 5%
And thisDebt crisis: global markets plunge as eurozone contagion spreads
- August 03, 2011
“More than a week after the Norway atrocities, European far-right parties and Islamophobic websites on both sides of the Atlantic have embarked on a new attempt to regain what they clearly regard as the lost moral high ground…”
My piece for the First Post today on the far-right spinning of the Norway massacre. You can read...
- August 02, 2011
As an example of callous brutality and gimlet-eyed hatred, the latest take on the Norway killings by American ‘counter-jihadist’ Pamela Geller takes some beating. According to Geller, the Labour Party summer camp at Utoya was in fact an ‘anti-semitic indoctrination centre.’
How does she know this? Because one of the survivors of the massacre told ABC...
- July 31, 2011
Nurses, teachers, doctors and all you other do-nothings who have been living high on the hog at the taxpayer’s expense: be afraid, be very afraid. The time is coming when you will be held to account for the financial disasters that you have inflicted on the nation. After all these years of idleness...
- July 30, 2011
Bano Rashid, the 18-year-old Kurdish refugee and Labour party youth activist was the first of the ‘Marxist Hunter ‘ Anders Breivik’s victims on Utoeya island to be buried in Norway yesterday. The funeral service was presided over by an imam and a Christian pastor and attended by her Kurdish family, her Norwegian friends and...
- July 29, 2011
One of the interesting things about writing on the Internet, as opposed to the printed press, is that you very quickly become aware of the responses to what you have written. This experience is not always particularly uplifting.
Earlier this week I wrote a piece for the First Post online magazine on the Norway killings...