Sharon White, head of the BBC’s Regulator, Ofcom
Last week I contacted Sharon White, boss of Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, to inform her of her subordinate Chris Wynn’s aggressive attempts to curtail my activities.
What I’ve since learned has profoundly changed the way I view establishment coverups and corporate corruption.
Chris Wynn, had been pressuring me to edit a blogpost I had written about Lord Adonis signalling Ofcom and BBC collusive corruption over Brexit.
Little did I realise that, White, along with Lord Adonis and George Osborne attended the 2017 global elite Bilderberg Conference.
Sharon White is an ex-Treasury official and is married to Robert Chote, the head of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) a independent body that was set up by George Osborne to scrutinise his budgets.
The OBR became known as the Treasury’s poodle.
White herself worked for the World Bank in Washington DC.
Her 2014 appointment as head of Ofcom was approved by then Culture Secretary, ex-Deutsche Bank toxic derivatives salesman, Sajid Javid.
in 2016, bullet-proof Javid, himself an attendee of secret hawkish US gatherings along with Michael Gove, admitted to Jon Snow live on UK TV that, along with everyone else at Deutsche Bank, he knew about illegal tax evasion schemes at Deutsche Bank, schemes which were designed to defraud the UK taxpayer.
Does Javid have something to hide over bankers’ tax? https://t.co/M3ORdgCU1x
Javid is now in charge of the police, the National Crime Agency, and the online fight against financial and cybercriminals.
In that same period Javid appointed controversial HSBC Director Rona Fairhead to head up the BBC Trust.
Email to Sharon White of Ofcom
The previous week I’d emailed Chris Wynn:
So far I’ve received no reply from Chris or Sharon.
Is this just old fashioned bad manners, or have cyberbullying and intimidation become official Ofcom Policy?
We know Ofcom allowed the BBC to air Enoch Powell’s River’s of Blood speech in mid-April.
On Saturday, for 1st time EVER, Enoch Powell’s Rivers of Blood speech will be read in full on UK radio (by actor Ian McDiarmid). Please join us @BBCRadio4 8pm. Super-brains Nathan Gower + David Prest have done an amazing production job. Great guests too: https://t.co/3XvDMSH16d
— Amol Rajan (@amolrajanBBC) April 12, 2018
Its framed like this on BBC accounts: “Was Enoch right? The question will return over next week as The Rivers Of Blood speech hits 50th anniversary.”
Whatever they conclude, to ask that question and play the speech in full is wrong.
Are documentaries called “Was Hitler right?”
— Scott Patterson (@R_o_M) April 12, 2018
Shortly afterwards it was revealed that the Tory UK Home Office had been illegally deporting British Citizens of Afro-Caribbean descent for several years and yet the entire UK media establishment, including every BBC journalist, had said and done nothing.
Similar BBC coverups took place with Jimmy Savile who operated with impunity throughout his lifetime and operated in plain sight.
At what point does it become ok to point out the elephant in the room?
Political appointees like BBC’s Media Correspondent Amol Rajan and George Osborne’s friend Sharon White are massively complicit and compromised. They’ve helped promote Enoch Powell but said absolutely nothing about the non-reporting of the government’s illegal deportations programme.
The BBC’s Media Correspondent and its regulator, OFCOM, are supposed to inspire trust not rumours of cover ups and corruption.
According to this Sky report, Sharon White was one of only seven Brits invited to the last Bilderberg meeting.
Two of the others were George Osborne and Lord Adonis.
Billionaire’s Broadcasting Campaign
Sarah Sands, friend of David Cameron, ran the Evening Standard and was a colleague of Amol Rajan’s.
She openly backed Zac Goldsmith in the 2016 London Mayoral Election, renowned as one of the most racist campaigns in living memory.
She has since been made the Editor of the BBC Radio 4, Today Programme. And George Osborne has replaced her at the Standard.
Osborne also squeezes in a day a week at Blackrock, one of the world’s largest Asset Management companies, with $6 trillion under management.
George Osborne is being paid £650,000 to work one day a week as an advisor for property firm Blackrock. But this employee tells us how much he's done at the company.
BBC Media Editor, Amol Rajan, edited the Independent from 2013 to 2015, and was widely seen to have backed the Tories in the run up to their 2015 general election victory.
Rajan’s closeness to his former boss Sarah Sands, and their former boss Lebedev and, by extension, the Tory establishment, makes him anything but an impartial commentator on UK media affairs.
That the appointment of such a compromised figure to such a trusted position at such a sensitive time occurs with no national outcry speaks volumes about the “establishment’s” capacity to dismantle the potential for even the tiniest opposing view right before our eyes.
Amol Rajan says he regrets staying silent on social media as the Conservatives spun the paper’s editorial backing the coalition as support for their party
Back to Basics
At least things are out in the open now. The Tory sleaze that took down John Major’s government in the 1990s is back with a vengeance.
Whereas back then the likes of Ian Greer associates were involved in various levels of Westminster sleaze, the Tory government is way more in control of the media than ever before. The Tory war to shape public opinion has been characterised by its reliance on dark money think tanks and media outlets funded by dodgy donors such as Lord Ashcroft.
But there is still the problem of the social media and the youth vote.
An organisation whose very ethos is the promotion of inequality, by definition will have to use psychological operations to confuse swing voters into voting against the majority’s interests in favour of billionaires.
The rise of Momentum and Novara and the inability of so called Millennials to get on the housing ladder or find secure employment all work against the Tories.
Thomas Frank wrote Pity the Billionaire in 2011 in which he outlined how Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Network in the US epitomised the Tea Party’s radical right conservatism. It was a movement directed at the poor but in service of the rich. Trump’s alliance between the Alt-Right, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Wall Street being its logical conclusion.
Media and Culture Secretary Matt Hancock received plaudits last week for saying he would clamp down on social media providers while maximising “freedom of the press”.
By “Freedom of the Press” we mean freedom for billionaires. Does clamping down on social media mean that Google and Facebook will have to start paying taxes or that we can prepare for some curbs on freedom of speech?
According to a recent Reporters without Borders study, Britain came in at just above Burkina Faso for Press Freedom:
Britain has a worse record on press freedom than any other western European nation apart from Italy, according to an influential report. The threat of state regulation and online intimidation...
The Ofcom Racket
Just as the polls have proven to be useless and credit ratings agencies and audit firms have been used to rubber stamp fraud in the highest places, so too is the Office of Communications (Ofcom) an institution which places the safety of normal consumers and citizens at the very bottom of its priority list.
A former Treasury civil servant and old colleague of George Osborne has a crucial role in reforming the Beeb. But who is she, and is she up for the job?
With Osborne’s fellow Bilderberger, White, still in charge of regulating the BBC, the foul elitist stench of corruption still coming out of Ofcom and the UK broadcast media shows no sign of abating.
The pop singer Lily Allen was invited to a garden party in the summer of 2016 and took the following pics.
In this week’s diary column, the editor of the Today programme is spotted at lunch with an unholy trinity.
I’m at a garden party. Hope I’m not sitting next to Voldemort or Fromage. I might be sick pic.twitter.com/ILsuu6kDPM
— Lily Allen (@lilyallen) July 3, 2016
Seeing that Osborne’s pro-Putin boss hangs out with Farage and Murdoch puts a whole new spin on things.
In a way all the posturing makes more sense now. The Brits have a history of selling weapons to both sides.
So why wouldn’t UK institutions themselves be open to capture?
London has been the home to oligarchs and billionaires for several years now.
With so much capture taking place under the surface – and yet in plain sight – who amongst you never thought that one day the chickens would come home to roost?
What can be done?
There is too much silence and darkness where there should be conversation and light. The politics of information, transparency and privacy need a radical restructure. And this only happens if we are prepared to go to first principles and set up systems that prioritise the values we hold dear as a society. Just in case there is any confusion about what those values are, perhaps we should use these various political crises as an opportunity to clarify just what is on the table and how much we are prepared to give up to achieve our goals.
This isn’t supposed to be an anti-Russian or anti billionaire diatribe. Merely a stimulus for conversation about corruption and what you might like to see done about it.
Sky News visited the French town of Antibes, a playground for the super rich, to try and track down Roman Abramovich.
RUSSIAN billionaire Roman Abramovich, who has been given Jersey residency rights, is seeking Israeli citizenship after having difficulties renewing his British visa, it is understood.
For the one percent, a good adviser acts as a bookkeeper, a confidante, and, on occasion, a fishmonger.
Russian oligarchs and their associates have registered donations of more than £820,000 to the Conservative Party since Theresa May became prime minister, The Sunday Times can reveal. May...