Author Archives: Rob Godfrey

Activists and Assassinations

At last night’s closing ceremony of the Olympic Games the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was dressed as Nintendo’s Super Mario. Abe was there to accept the Olympic Torch for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo; which is a tad surreal … Continue reading

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Propaganda and Pyrotechnics

Media Lens celebrated it’s 15th birthday last month. It’s founders, David Cromwell and David Edwards, said this in a fundraising editorial… We began Media Lens, not because we believed high quality broadsheets were offset by a morally debased tabloid press; … Continue reading

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A Dose Of The Trots

Another week in the lunatic asylum… In the UK on Monday a high court judge ruled that 130,000 new members of the Labour Party would be eligible to vote in next month’s leadership election, in which Jeremy Corbyn will be … Continue reading

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The Silly Season

In the UK the month of August is traditionally known as the ‘silly season’, because the mass media often focus on trivial or frivolous matters for lack of major news stories. Well, after more than three decades of neo-conservatism it’s … Continue reading

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Fukushima Fatigue

I haven’t written anything about Fukushima since the 5th anniversary of the disaster last March. I call it ‘Fukushima fatigue’ and many in the anti-nuke community are suffering from it. We’ve had five years of trying to make people aware … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Begins

The last ten days have certainly been eventful, to put it mildly. It started on 14th July, Bastille Day, with the terror attack in Nice. As always with these sort of events there were lots of anomalies: an almost complete … Continue reading

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Let me adjust my tin foil hat

Whether you love him or hate him, I would guess that the unprecedented hate campaign in the UK against Jeremy Corbyn has opened many people’s eyes as to the actual nature of the society they live in, and in particular … Continue reading

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Bonjour Dear Psychos

In the aftermath of the terrible events in Nice on Bastille Day, people are quite rightly asking why is it France that keeps being attacked? Well, first you have to look at exactly what these attacks are. One obvious thing … Continue reading

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99 Red Balloons

The Establishment are shitting themselves. They are shitting themselves because of an MP called Jeremy Corbyn, who last year, by complete flook, was put on the ballot for the Labour Party leadership and won it in the first round with … Continue reading

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Party Games

Considering the Brexit vote, and then the coup against Jeremy Corbyn, yesterday’s PMQs was a very muted affair. Things only heated up with Corbyn’s final two questions… Today the tories kicked off their leadership contest, with Theresa May being the … Continue reading

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