“Our system is not one of justice, but of law” — Edna Buchanan A Brief History of Libel, Part 1 — John Major In 1993 the then Prime Minister, John Major, set his libel-sights on two publications in relation to claims that he was having an affair with a freelance cook among his staff, Clare […]

The Moral Code of Social Media Availability:      Over a year left to listen Duration:          43 minutes First broadcast:   Wednesday 14 November 2012 If Lord McAlpine decides he’s going to sue those who wrongly accused him of being a paedophile any lawyers he consults could be extremely busy in the coming weeks. Not only would they […]

As the mainstream media circus is getting into full swing with what would appear to be a massive distraction campaign from the essence and core issues surrounding the child abuse allegations against both establishment and public figures, and a wider abuse network of which they appear to have been a part, now is an opportune time to […]

One of the things the media, even at a national level, still does not seem to have grasped, is that their major power (and perhaps their most serious cultural failing) namely the power of omission, is dead. Let’s be clear – the power of the British media is simply immense, absolutely immense. For all the […]

Tom Watson, Prime Minister’s Questions, 24th October 2012: House of Commons Wednesday 24 October 2012 The House met at half-past Eleven o’clock Prayers …. Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East) (Lab): The evidence file used to convict paedophile Peter Righton, if it still exists, contains clear intelligence of a widespread paedophile ring. One of its […]

The image below shows the sculpture ‘Prospero & Ariel’ from Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’, created in 1932 by Arthur Eric Rowton Gill. ‘Prospero & Ariel’ was designed, sculpted for, and stands above the main entrance of the BBC’s office and studios in Portland Place and Langham Place, London. Gill was a deeply religious Roman Catholic, as […]

In 2005, Conservative MP Andrew Tyrie became Founding Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition that examined the issue of extraordinary rendition and other related issues.In the ‘Intelligence and Security Committee’ debate of 18 March 2010, Andrew Tyrie states: I created the all-party parliamentary group on extraordinary rendition in December 2005 to try […]

Had there been a conspiracy…  as some have suggested, it would have been of such massive proportions as to be simply unthinkable in a democratic country. It would have involved hundreds of ordinary people, members of the families, their friends… independent experts, scientists, as well as various police forces. The quote above applies as equally […]

Part two of the Beat Knowledge militarisation of London during the Olympics discussion thread.  Part one here. Original post and comment thread here. Thanks for the considered reply. First up, in the interests of full disclosure, prior to commenting on your article, I had not encountered your writing or speaking works. I have since listened to a talk […]

Here’s a comment left on a 99% excellent blog post on Beat Knowledge about the militarisation of Olympic London at the behest of the corrupt and criminal political and ruling classes currently imbroiled in so many fiascos that nobody can quite keep up with all of them. Do please read the original post to which the article below […]