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  • Between Yes and No, Heaven and Earth with Albert Camus on a Spring Morning
    Edward Curtin To give up beauty and the sensual happiness that comes with it and devote one’s self exclusively to unhappiness requires a nobility I lack. However, after all, nothing is true that compels us to make it exclusive. Isolated beauty ends in grimaces, solitary justice in oppression. Anyone who ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 22-04-19
    2 hours ago
  • ‘The Islamic State will never die’: their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us
    290 people have been killed in what is believed to be a series of Islamist attacks in Sri Lanka. Writing… ... read more
    Source: Spectator Coffee HousePublished on 22-04-19
    4 hours ago
  • Daily Source Bias Check: Democracy Now!
    LEFT BIAS These media sources are moderately to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports and omit reporting of information that may damage liberal causes. ... read more
    Source: Media Bias/Fact CheckPublished on 22-04-19
    5 hours ago
  • ANALYSIS: Our Easter ruined by Their geopolitics
    me11 Easter accords in Ireland, Easter deaths in the Sri Lankan island, and the appeasement of anti-integrationist Islamic forces in the United Kingdom. In this extended post, The Slog digs beneath received Truth to reveal facts that ... read more
    Source: The Slog – An incorrigible Cognitive DissidentPublished on 22-04-19
    5 hours ago
  • I suppose I should just get on with being an MP
    I was recently quoted in the Sun newspaper in a story about how MPs were reacting to the Brexit drama in the… ... read more
    Source: Spectator Coffee HousePublished on 22-04-19
    5 hours ago
  • Why Conservatives can’t survive in government
    I had mixed feelings about the sacking of Roger Scruton from the government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission, following comments… ... read more
    Source: Spectator Coffee HousePublished on 22-04-19
    6 hours ago
  • From Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, a Talk on Assange
    Consortium News Editor Joe Lauria on Sunday delivered this talk about the Assange case to a group of activists who are living inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington to stop the illegitimate government of Venezuela from taking it over.  Video…Read more → ... read more
    Source: Consortium NewsPublished on 22-04-19
    6 hours ago
  • From the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, a Talk on Julian Assange
    Consortium News Editor Joe Lauria on Sunday delivered this talk about the Assange case to a group of activists who are living inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington to stop the illegitimate government of Venezuela from taking it over.  Video…Read more → ... read more
    Source: Consortium NewsPublished on 22-04-19
    6 hours ago
  • Debunking the ‘Assange is A Russian Agent’ Smear
    The narrative that Assange worked for or knowingly conspired with the Russian government is a hallucination of the demented Russia hysteria which has infected all corners of mainstream political discourse, says Caitlin Johnstone. By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com Not even the…Read more → ... read more
    Source: Consortium NewsPublished on 22-04-19
    6 hours ago
  • Start the Week Open Thread 22 April 2019
    The Slaughter of Christians by Muslims continues to be under reported by the BBC and the rest of the main stream media . Yet even the slightest incident involving Muslims as victims gets the full treatment . I’m sure the BBC could explain this – surely ? ... read more
    Source: BBC BiasedPublished on 22-04-19
    7 hours ago
  • Boris could once again suffer the curse of being the long term CON leadership favourite
    Chart betdata.io How the betting moved ahead of the 2016 race We all know the truism from Conservative leadership contests that the person who most likely seems to be the successor never gets it. Michael Heseltine, Michael Portillo and David Davis would no doubt attest to the difficulty of ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 22-04-19
    12 hours ago
  • Britain’s Assassination Programme Stretching Back To 9/11
    Reprieve is a legal charity which seeks to uphold the rule of law and the rights of individuals around the world—with a specific focus on death penalty cases and abuses committed under the umbrella of the “War on Terror”. It has submitted written evidence to Parliament’s Defence Committee in ... read more
    Source: TruePublicaPublished on 22-04-19
    12 hours ago
  • World Press Freedom Index: “UK remained one of the worst-ranked Western European countries”
    The World Press Freedom Index ranks 180 countries and regions according to the level of freedom available to journalists. It is a snapshot of the media freedom situation based on an evaluation of pluralism, independence of the media, quality of legislative framework and safety of journalists in each country ... read more
    Source: TruePublicaPublished on 22-04-19
    13 hours ago
  • Justice for Vito: a trial into a high-profile hate crime begins in Georgia
    Six months after the murder of Georgian human rights defender Vitali Safarov in Tbilisi, two suspects are now on trial. ... read more
    Source: openDemocracyPublished on 22-04-19
    13 hours ago
  • Jackie and Me: A Brooklyn Thing
    Philip Farruggio We have memories, like flashes of lightning from afar- now we see them, now we don’t. Yet, one can almost call upon them at will, these bits and pieces of our lives, once so vivid, once so real, filed forever as nostalgia. So it is for me, fifty ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 22-04-19
    14 hours ago
  • Is it Bye-bye to by-elections?
    Sunil looks at the trend and the reasons why This is a two-part series bringing to your attention the decline of the humble Westminster by-election over the last 100 years. In Part 1, I will discuss how the reasons for triggering by-elections have changed since 1918. In Part 2, ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 21-04-19
    22 hours ago
  • Holy Week and WikiLeaks
    Hugh O’Neill There is nothing new under the sun” Ecclesiastes I was sent a humourous Birthday card, depicting Jesus holding his mobile phone; his thought bubble reads: “Twelve followers so far. Sweet!”. As a Catholic, one often thinks of historical parallels and what insights into the Human Condition can be ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 21-04-19
    1 day ago
  • Daily Source Bias Check: 10News.One
    QUESTIONABLE SOURCE A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit ... read more
    Source: Media Bias/Fact CheckPublished on 21-04-19
    1 day ago
  • ChangeUK is in danger of running out of steam and it has only itself to blame
    Having to face two big elections in a very short period of time looks as though it has taken its toll on TIG following what appear to have been a number of strategic mistakes. The following comment by IanB2 on the PB thread last night, is a good analysis ... read more
    Source: Political BettingPublished on 21-04-19
    2 days ago
  • Idea Bomb
    < h6>Eddison Flame</h6> I want to set off an idea bomb. I’ve been trying to set one off for some time now, but so far I haven’t had any success. Don’t worry though, I haven’t given up yet, and I don’t intend to give up any time soon. Thinking about ... read more
    Source: OffGuardianPublished on 21-04-19
    2 days ago