Tag: propaganda

The BBC and the Immaculate Refugee

There is a swathe of reporters from numerous media outlets currently “embedded” with the legions of Gimmegrants (sorry – “desperate refugees”) journeying to the promised land. Few of their accounts have been more obsequious and uncritical  as those from the…

Out Of (Goose)Step..?

Once a model Social Democrat community where the poor in Germany’s Weimar Republic found help and support, the small town of Freital, just south of Dresden, has become a byword for German racism and intolerance. Replacing those old bywords like…

Dogma…

Lower speed limits on York streets could be scrapped under a plan being considered by council leaders. The 20mph scheme rolled out by the last Labour administration is under review, in a move that has outraged campaigners. Oh, well, outrage…

Hypocrisy At ‘The Guardian’..? Well, I Never!

Marina Hyde on how awful we are to footballers: … in many quarters, outrage ensues. If it’s not Grealish, it’s Jack Wilshere having a fag in a pool in Vegas and I imagine it’ll be only days before Raheem Sterling…

‘Comforts’ Are A Human Right!

Vonny Moyes (arts journalist and ‘social activist’) on redefining poverty: We’re not hiking five miles for a jug of dirty water; we have good samaritans like the Trussell Trust handing out “golden tickets” to those in need. All things being…

I Just Don’t Get It…

The NHS is in crisis, right? ITV News can reveal how many hospital trusts are being forced to recruit from abroad as they struggle to staff their wards. We have staff shortages and these are compounded by infrastructure issues: Patients…