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The Observer on Black Intelligence, Rupert Murdoch and British Briefing

Because neither of these important articles by David Rose in 1990  are available easily online I’m posting now for research purposes 2,150 more words

David Cameron

Adam Curtis : Computing Careers & Tech Start-Ups

Adam Curtis, CEO of Hoowla & Software Development Agency ‘ClockWorkBear’ and Co-founder of TECHHUB Swansea visited UWTSD Swansea’s School of Applied Computing today to talk to Enterprise & Innovation students about Careers in Computing and Tech Start-Up opportunities. 21 more words

Welcome to Baghdad: How Iraq Used to Be in the 1950s

It makes me weep to watch this film clip from Pathé of life in 1950s Iraq. It makes me incandescent with rage to have witnessed the destruction wrought by the West in our name.

Sarah Vernon © 2015

20th Century

It felt like a kiss - Adam Curtis

Every now and again I go back and watch some Adam Curtis. Some people find his work too polemic and disagree with the connections he makes but his stories are always compelling, factually sound and his music and visuals second to none. 46 more words


'Salt of the Earth', 'Bitter Lake' and 'Bowling for Columbine'

Last weekend I went to see  the Sebastian Salgado film ‘ Salt of the Earth’

It was at the charming, tiny Chipping Norton Theatre – not many people there but interestingly in the ads before one for the joining  a debate about the Leverson Enquiry. 599 more words

Film Making

Documentary: Adam Curtis – The Power of Nightmares

This 3-part documentary (linked to below), start with the war in Afghanistan, when Soviet invaded Afghanistan. How CIA responded to this. And the growth of Neo-Conservative politics in the US and Islamic Extremists, after Soviet lost, into a terrorist organization. 332 more words

Podcast #029 - Recommendations

Stuff that we liked and recommended this week:

• The Best Democracy Money Can Buy – Greg Palast

American author and investigative journalist – has worked for the BBC and The Guardian. 126 more words