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Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism

August 8, 2011

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In light of the the News of the World scandal, I’m revisiting my interview with Robert Greenwald for his 2004 documentary Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism. Advertisements

The East Timor solution?

July 9, 2010

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“Power is only important as an instrument for service to the powerless.” Lech Walesa, human rights activist/Polish president/Nobel laureate. I don’t blog much, and I blog even less about politics, which I am supremely unqualified to comment on. But Julia Gillard’s premature ejacu announcement that she wants to build an offshore (technically: off Australian shores; […]

The Tote: in The Thick Of It

January 24, 2010

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It’s said that a week is a fuck of a long time in politics. This time last week I was standing in a crowd of around 2000 people outside The Tote, protesting (well, I say protesting but really I was just standing around) the venue’s imminent closure at the hands of a bureaucratic joke that […]