Monthly Archives: May 2017

Calling Bullshit!

I don’t entirely agree with it. It’s a bit aggressive, a bit crude, to be so direct. Still, I’m thinking it can sometimes be a proportionate response to how much we have to deal with that is passive aggressive. For … Continue reading

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BBC Complicity in Warmongering

The BBC has announced that ‘Syria’s government is continuing to make chemical weapons in violation of a 2013 deal to eliminate them’. But if you read past that opening statement, and get as far as the end of the article, … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, bullshit, disinformation, media, propaganda, Syria, UK Government, Uncategorized, war | 6 Comments

Rejoinder to George Monbiot on Syria

In my previous post I urged George Monbiot to check the basis of his assumptions about the narrative he accepts regarding Syria. In a tweeted response, he repeated his opinion that people like me, who question it, are denying a … Continue reading

Posted in Amnesty International, disinformation, journalism, media, propaganda, Syria, Uncategorized, war | 67 Comments