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THE LIBERATED AND THE DEAD

The BBC On The Haditha Massacre The title of the BBC news report was suitably ‘balanced’: ‘Iraqi Deaths.’ Not ‘American Massacre,’ or ‘American Massacre Of Iraqi Civilians.’ News anchor George Alagiah introduced the piece: “The
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ABANDON SHIP!

The Media War-Mongers Take To The Lifeboats Comedian Armando Iannucci recently argued that humorists are increasingly taking on the ‘watchdog’ role that has been vacated by journalists. David Aaronovitch was good enough to summarise in
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Dangerous Minds

By: David Edwards “Our complex global economy is built upon millions of small, private acts of psychological surrender, the willingness of people to acquiesce in playing their assigned parts as cogs in the great social