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Identity Politics: Nihilism, Ego & Distraction

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 20/01/2020 - 3:00pm in

Andre Vltchek In the West, there is a new wave of political correctness at work: it is all about one’s sexual orientation; who has sex with whom, and how. Suddenly, the mass media in London, Paris and New York is greatly concerned about who has the right to change his or her sex, and who …

What “community standards” did this comment breach? #25

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 15/01/2020 - 3:00pm in

The following comment – sent in to us by a reader – was censored by The Guardian. Which of the well-publicised CiF “community standards” did it breach? Removed comment, posted under the Guardian story on the most recent by Andy Beckett, on January 11th 2020: Since the comment is quite long, and the image possible …

What About “Whataboutism.”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 12/01/2020 - 3:07am in

Vladimir Golstein Wikipedia – the most popular source of information for most people – boldly announces: “Whataboutism, also known as whataboutery, is a variant of the tu quoque logical fallacy that attempts to discredit an opponent’s position by charging them with hypocrisy without directly refuting or disproving their argument. It is particularly associated with Soviet …

The 2020 Election in Three Graphs

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/01/2020 - 7:54pm in

Following the all-important election money.

Can The US Assassination Of Qassem Soleimani Be Justified?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/01/2020 - 9:01pm in

A useful high level discussion of the Soleimani killing.

Jane Fonda Is Pitching For Our Future. Lend an Ear.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/01/2020 - 4:57pm in

Jane Fonda gave an engaging yet forceful talk on climate change at the Press Club.

Bloomberg Making Nice to China Pays Off; Highly Profitable Conferences Help Stoke Terminal Business

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/01/2020 - 8:40pm in

Bloomberg goes to some lengths to toady to China. And his commercial motives are much more obvious than Trump's were with Russia.

Iraq Coverage: Yet Another Cavalcade of Stupid at the Wall Street Journal

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/01/2020 - 7:55am in

Our famously free press in action.

An Extremely Online Christmas Sampler

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/12/2019 - 3:55am in

A Boxing Day unwrap-up of bright shiny objects

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