March 2011

'No to cut-backs' signs of the times

The-Latest Picture Editor Brian Usher captured images of the many placards or "tools of protest" on show at Saturday's triumphant Trades Union Congress organised "March for the Alternative" in central London.Up to 400,000 people are reported to have been o ...

Pravda talks Libya and foreign policy with The-Latest

After almost two decades of foreign policy neglect and media propaganda failures the world suddenly saw a newly assertive Russia during the South Osseta - Georgia crisis.There were congratulations from traditional allies and a lot of skepticism from the pr ...
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Little man versus the state: 'March for the Alternative', 2011

More than 250,000 people attended the Trades Union Congress (TUC) 'March for the Alternative' and rally in central London yesterday against public spending cuts.Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and represenatives from a number trade unions addressed crowds ...

Trade union bosses snub party leader who opposes 'cuts'

 To: General Secretary, TUCDear Brendan Barber,Congratulations to the TUC for organising Saturday's anti-cuts protest. It's a great achievement to bring together the many disparate groups affected by the ConDem attack on public services. I'll be there ...

American troops humiliated by horrific Afghanistan photos

Matthias Gebauer and Hasnain Kazim  - Der SpiegelThe images are repulsive. A group of rogue US Army soldiers in Afghanistan killed innocent civilians and then posed with their bodies.On Monday, Germany's leading news magazine Der Spiegel published som ...

Hypocrisy of British media over bombing of Libya

Marc WadsworthNot a single commentator in the British media I have seen today has stated the obvious - that the majority of the world is against the West's unprovoked bombing of Libya.Opposed to the massive cruise missiles raining down on Colonel Muammar G ...

Lying media paved the way for military attacks

 Lying media is paving the way for military intervention Western media organisations are proving to be the propaganda mouth-pieces of their governments in encouraging foreign intervention in Libya. These agencies rely on their "credibility" (or l ...

Charities attack attempt to 'cleanse' central London of homeless

On Sunday 20 March, hundreds of protesters will show their opposition to Westminster council’s proposed byelaw that will make rough sleeping and charities feeding and supporting the homeless illegal. The protest will be a vibrant, community event that cele ...
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Campaign to stop Rupert Murdoch's global domination of media

The internet based campaigns group Avaaz which describes itself as "a global web movement to bring people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere" are seeking to galvanize multi-nation public support for action to put a halt to Australian media baro ...

Jealousy was behind nasty story about Azerbaijan leader

Marc Wadsworth - The-Latest EXCLUSIVEMy heart went out to an ex-student of mine when I saw the splash on the front page of the Daily Mail: THE DUKE AND THE DESPOT.The sensationalist story was about her father, President Ilham Allyev, of Azerbaijan. The str ...

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