Reviewing effectiveness of UK drugs policy

I wasn’t sure whether to write about drugs or the media in this week’s column. So I’m writing about both. As it happens, there’s a new film out which covers precisely these topics. It’s called Kill the Messenger and it stars Jeremy Renner as real-life journalist Gary Webb who broke an amazing story back inContinue reading “Reviewing effectiveness of UK drugs policy”

Neoliberalism and the New World Order

  Everyone knows there’s something wrong with the world but nobody can say what it is. We’ve got people going hungry in the UK for the first time in nearly a century; wages are falling and living standards are in decline; our schools are failing and our National Health Service is being privatised; the retirementContinue reading “Neoliberalism and the New World Order”

Nice to know we’re on the side of progress

So we’re at war again. Because all the previous wars have worked out really well haven’t they? We bombed Afghanistan and the Taliban grew stronger. We bombed Libya and the terrorist armies spread throughout the Middle East. We bombed Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. So – remind me –  which of these countries is now safeContinue reading “Nice to know we’re on the side of progress”

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