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  • Commentary

    Waiting for the Parade

    Citing Lt. William Calley serving less than 4 years under house arrest for his role in the execution of more than 500 Vietnamese villagers at My […]

    Mike Small 22nd Feb'18 7
  • Commentary
    Gordon Guthrie 25th Jan'18 15
  • Commentary

    Trump: Year One

      A year on and the Trump carnival continues. But how should the media cover Trump, and what does his Presidency tell us about America? […]

    Mike Small 19th Jan'18 2
  • Commentary

    You are the Spies

    American Presidents abroad sometimes have the impression that they are blinking into the sunshine over-briefed and overawed. Think Kennedy in Berlin, Ford in Austria, Obama […]

    Mike Small 13th Nov'17 0
  • Film and Animation

    Trump Administration Season Ending

    This is from the amazing uber-talented @1oneclone …   [Video is a play on the Daredevil Season 1 ending montage. Song excerpt used is “From […]

    Mike Small 30th Oct'17 1
  • International

    It’s Mueller Time

    Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been told to surrender themselves to the Robert Mueller investigation into corruption and foreign interference from the Trump campaign. […]

    30th Oct'17 2
  • Environmental Justice

    Paris Texas

    As news dawns that President Trump is a stupid and as venal as we all thought he was, the responses to his latest bout of […]

    Mike Small 2nd Jun'17 10
  • Identity

    Scottish Twitter, Scottish Protest

    Scotland is sending out memes like they’re midges, and they’re sinking their teeth into the most powerful man in the world, argues Laura-Claire Wilson. When […]

    LC Wilson 24th Feb'17 28
  • International

    Trump Turns it Up

    “Political chaos is connected with the decay of language” said the bragaddocious George Orwell. It’s difficult to keep pace with the craziness but one shining […]

    Mike Small 17th Feb'17 1
  • Antifascism
    7th Feb'17 11
  • International

    Can Trump Read and Write?

    There are people who are now challenging whether the elected President of the United States is functionally illiterate. Take a look at the report and […]

    7th Feb'17 1
  • Antifascism

    Scotland Against Trump

    A massive demo in Edinburgh last night showed solidarity with people being persecuted for their religious beliefs in America and welcomed refugees to Scotland. Similar […]

    Mike Small 31st Jan'17 26
  • Anti-Capitalism

    Beyond Satire

      As we shudder towards some kid of American Weimar we have three ideas about how to respond to and understand the Trump phenomenon. The […]

    Mike Small 20th Jan'17 10
  • International

    What to fear from Trump?

    Sarah Kendzior is the author of The View From Flyover Country, a collection of essays published in 2015. She is a journalist, researcher and foreign […]

    20th Dec'16 1
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