Author Archives: Tim Ireland
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Independent – New terror that stalks Iraq’s republic of fear: The republic of fear is born again. The state of terror now gripping Iraq is as bad as it was under Saddam Hussein. Torture in the country may even be … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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