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Sir Keir hops from Range Rover to Tree Hugger in bid to ride Green Bandwagon

From Startup to Stasi : The Rise & Rise of CIA man Jeff Bezos

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’s soul was sold to the CIA before he was even born. Whereas WikiLeaks’s founder Julian Assange has had to learn to detect and deflect abuse ever since he was a kid.

From Startup to Stasi: The Rise & Rise of CIA Man Jeff Bezos

Amazon Billionaire Jeff Bezos’s soul was sold to the CIA before he was born. Whereas WikiLeaks’s Julian Assange had to detect, deflect, & dodge abuse ever since he was a child. No wonder they’ve taken such different paths.

Nudged in New Cross

Behaviouralist Bants So I thought Skinner was the bad guy. The really mechanistic one. Or was it Watson? Who said we are basically all the same and that our feelings and personal stories don’t really matter. That there is no such thing as experience. That we are all automatons. The one who put his daughter… Continue reading Nudged in New Cross

Adonis slams BBC Regulator – OFCOM – over Collusive Corruption

By Ranjan Balakumaran Biased Sheila The deputy head of Ofcom – the BBC’s regulator – Baroness Noakes, has been done for anti-Labour tweeting in the past. She has consistently voted with the Government for Brexit in the Lords and is therefore too biased to regulate the BBC. She shouldn’t be allowed to back the Government… Continue reading Adonis slams BBC Regulator – OFCOM – over Collusive Corruption

Theresa May’s Corruption-as-a-Service and the Visit of the Torturing Saudi Prince

PLEASE WATCH THIS 5 MINUTE VIDEO Bloomberg has just shown that the May Government’s proposals to shut the Serious Fraud Office are part of the UK’s post Brexit offer of Corruption-as-a-Service. UK territories already include tax havens like Jersey and the Cayman Islands, so why not go the whole way and get rid of fraud… Continue reading Theresa May’s Corruption-as-a-Service and the Visit of the Torturing Saudi Prince

Mommy, What’s an Endocrine Disruptor?

It was Trade-Related I first heard the term Endocrine Disruptor three years ago while researching the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) also known as the EU – US trade agreement. US firms wanted to dismantle EU safety standards and make big money selling toxic food and chemicals to 500 million EU citizens. The agreement… Continue reading Mommy, What’s an Endocrine Disruptor?

Who’s Regulating the post-Brexit Conversation?

For in the hand of Yahweh there is a cup, full of foaming wine mixed with spices. He pours it out. Indeed the wicked of the earth drink and drink it to its very dregs. Subliminal A friend and I recently agreed that Naomi Klein’s latest book No is not Enough appeals less to Brits than… Continue reading Who’s Regulating the post-Brexit Conversation?

Culture Wars: When ‘Consent’ means Rape

Adultery just made an appearance in the NYT Ethicist Column: The reader claims although he and his wife love each other, she’s been very ill and has said he can have affairs. He’s agonising over whether to be honest about his situation with future sexual partners. He disclosed his circumstances on a dating site and… Continue reading Culture Wars: When ‘Consent’ means Rape

Tory Confusion over Brexit

The Pound looks likely to collapse during the upcoming Tory Party conference Financial Markets are looking for reassurance. Instead they have been treated to David Davis. Amber Rudd will remember her speech about companies having to report the amount of foreign staff on their books. This policy was a disaster – but the Government don’t… Continue reading Tory Confusion over Brexit

Theresa May decriminalises Bribery, Fraud & Election Rigging

The American satirist HL Mencken famously quipped that no-one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American people. But here in Britain we have a different maxim: No Tory ever lost out overestimating the gullibility of the British Voter I interviewed David Whyte of the University of Liverpool about various aspects of corruption last… Continue reading Theresa May decriminalises Bribery, Fraud & Election Rigging

British media prefer Marine Le Pen to Jeremy Corbyn DESPITE ALMOST IDENTICAL ECONOMIC ARGUMENTS

Rupert Murdoch prefers Marine Le Pen to Jeremy Corbyn as she is, like himself, a racist anti-EU campaigner. But if you forget about race and look at international trade and financial markets — her views are much more like Corbyn’s than Murdoch’s. She’s a protectionist. This is the same direction opportunist Theresa May is now taking when she… Continue reading British media prefer Marine Le Pen to Jeremy Corbyn DESPITE ALMOST IDENTICAL ECONOMIC ARGUMENTS

Farage openly promoting Marine Le Pen

Before Brexit Nigel Farage wouldn’t have been seen dead with Marine Le Pen. But since “quitting politics” he’s already backed Trump in the US election and now he’s doing the same for the leader of the French National Front. Double Standards In the tenth minute of this 40 minute interview Farage asks Le Pen if… Continue reading Farage openly promoting Marine Le Pen

US Politics: Healthcare Debate

Are all Americans deserving of the right to healthcare? Yes — Universal healthcare systems should mean free access for all at the point of delivery, focused on protecting public health, and funded via general taxation. No — No-one should ever be forced to pay for services they will never use and no-one should be allowed to… Continue reading US Politics: Healthcare Debate

US Meat Industry welcomes UK-US Trade Deal

Shelves could be full of cheap American meat in UK supermarkets within two years. What does the meat industry think of the UK-US trade deal.https://t.co/u0fvmiFw0n — Oscar Rousseau (@OscarRousseau) 3 February 2017 Was the Brexit vote a vote for growth hormones, genetically engineered food and cloned meat?

Tories to join forces with UKIP, say Huff Post sources

Tories to join forces with UKIP, say Huff Post sources The Conservative Party has struck a deal with UKIP and won’t field a candidate in the upcoming Stoke by-election, it was alleged yesterday. The story, reported by Martha Gill of the Huffington Post, has not yet been fully picked up by bigger media outlets. John… Continue reading Tories to join forces with UKIP, say Huff Post sources

Video: White America rejects American Values

ALEC The American Legislative Exchange Council are in the ascendant. Most Brits don’t even know who they are. But they hold the real clout around here. Trump Aide: Japanese Internment Camps are Precedent for a Muslim Registry   White America rejects American Values Trump voters claim not to be racist but many voted to deport Latinos… Continue reading Video: White America rejects American Values

The Strange Death of Globalisation

Attention This week Japan wrote an open letter threatening Britain with divorce. The Japanese government said its firms could quit UK over Brexit-related uncertainty. [gview file=”http://londonconversation.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/japan-letter-1.pdf”] And the Financial Times advised British companies to pay attention. A Call to ARMs But despite this, Japan’s SoftBank snapped up Britain’s largest technology firm. What is going on? Is ARM so strategic that SoftBank… Continue reading The Strange Death of Globalisation