Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Who’s placing adverts and running campaigns, and who’s paying for them?

Guardian – Royal Society tells Exxon: stop funding climate change denial: Britain’s leading scientists have challenged the US oil company ExxonMobil to stop funding groups that attempt to undermine the scientific consensus on climate change. In an unprecedented step, the … Continue reading

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Tony Blair is undermining the Labour Party and robbing it of grass-roots support

That’s funny… I was talking about this very point just last night: Independent – Blair damages party by clinging to power, say Labour officials: Tony Blair is facing fresh pressure to stand down soon from Labour officials worried that his … Continue reading

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Ten tell-tale signs that your teenager might be a terrorist

PA – Reid terror plea to Muslim parents: Home Secretary John Reid will challenge British Muslims to come forward with information about suspected terrorists. He will meet an audience of specially-invited Muslims and urge parents to “look for the tell-tale … Continue reading

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Thailand

People inside Thailand are chatting, reporting, debating and collating right now. Go see. A brand new purpose-built weblog (via) reports that a popular local political discussion site has closed down due to ‘over crowded news and argument’, so – on … Continue reading

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‘Cramlington Village Councillor’…. who he?

Oh, FFS… Gareth Davies: I had an email from Tim Ireland the other day, suggesting I’ve been slow to publish some comments about torture. I have. No conspiracy Tim, I’ve been busy. [Um… Gareth? I don’t think there’s a conspiracy; … Continue reading

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Hungary: lies, leaks and whispers

BBC – We lied to win, says Hungary PM: Hungary’s prime minister has admitted saying that his party lied to the public to win April’s general election. Ferenc Gyurcsany’s admission came after Hungarian radio played a tape of a meeting … Continue reading

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Darfur: where are the Clooney-bashers?

Whenever George Clooney or any other celebrity has the temerity to speak out about the Middle East, all sorts of wingnuts crawl out from under their rocks to malign, mock and undermine them (here’s a classic example)… but I’m not … Continue reading

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They what now?

It has just come to my attention that the Conservatives invented blogging… and quite possibly the helicopter. Rachel has more. UPDATE – Well said: “Harry’s Place – the blog meeting place for lefties all over Britian” WTF? I’m afraid your … Continue reading

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Please. Watch. This.

If you really want to understand the dangers of religious extremism, I urge you to watch the following programme (links in the review are mine)… The Doomsday Code – 7:00pm – Saturday 16 September – Channel 4 Radio Times (David … Continue reading

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‘Supporting’ the troops

Blair Watch – The Freedom They Died For: Military Families Against the War is planning a peace camp outside the Labour Conference in Manchester. They’ve organised similar events before but this time The Labour council has banned the protest. BBC … Continue reading

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