Category Archives: Politics in the time of Facebook

Saving SV From Itself

This article was originally written for, and published in Aftenposten. When I came to Norway three years ago I was delighted to learn Norway had proportional representation, and a Socialist Workers party that was not only significant but in power. I … Continue reading

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BBC Coverage of the British Barrister Strike: Shambolic or Servantile?

Today the BBC news twice regurgitated obviously disingenuous government statistics on the criminal barristers strike without comment or context. Moreover, upon inspection these “mistakes” seem difficult to reconcile with either neutrality or journalistic integrity. “The government says that at around … Continue reading

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Tony Blair’s Nuclear Legacy: Janus-faced multilateralism

It is widely assumed that Tony Blair will be remembered as the leader who achieved unprecedented electoral success for Labour but led Britain into two disastrous wars. Yet if the UK’s current trajectory holds, Tony Blair’s most enduring legacy looks … Continue reading

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