Category Archives: Politics

Morality the Media and Megan Rice

I’m not going to go into a rant about the result of the 2015 UK general election, which in the ‘first past the post’ system gave the Conservative party a slim majority with just 37% of those who could be … Continue reading

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Meteorites and Mhairi Black

The 2015 UK General Election is probably going to be the most historic since 1945 (when Clement Attlee’s Labour Party obtained an unexpected landslide victory over Winston Churchill’s Conservatives). Despite this, the election campaign by the three main parties has … Continue reading

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Presstitutes

Last week the Independent ran a story which started thus: The proprietor of Britain’s best-selling tabloid warned executives that a Labour government would try to break up News Corp, which owns The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. He … Continue reading

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The House of Paedos

Alison Saunders, the director of public prosecutions, announced this week that the former Labour MP and now Lord, Greville Janner, would not be put on trial for child sex abuse. The reason for dropping the prosecution was cited by the … Continue reading

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Jaw Dropping Stuff

Last month the Belgian Centre of Interdisciplinary Law found that Facebook tracks the web browsing of everyone who visits a page on its site even if the user does not have an account, and as such violates EU privacy and … Continue reading

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The Matrix

The UK General Election campaign kicked-off today (here), which means that we will now have a glorious 5 weeks of total bullshit before the big day in May. One big issue in this election is whether or not Britain should … Continue reading

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Mermaids and Muons

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) issued a report this week which stated that a muon scan found no fuel inside the No.1 reactor vessel at Fukushima Daiichi (here). TEPCO propose that the corium (melted reactor core) is still inside … Continue reading

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00Paedo

In the UK at the moment there seems to be a never ending stream of institutional child sex abuse revelations, both historical and present day. The latest one came out last week: a serious case review, commissioned by Maggie Blyth, … Continue reading

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Fukushima 4th Anniversary

In early May of 1986 a friend and I were on a hiking holiday in the far north of Scotland. This was a week or so after the Chernobyl reactor No.4 blew its top. We were hiking along the coast … Continue reading

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The Caldicott Symposium 2015

Organised by Helen Caldicott, it was a two day event, Feb 28th and March 1st, held at the New York Academy of Medicine called ‘The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction’, and was billed as: ‘A unique, two-day symposium with an … Continue reading

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