Thought for the day

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits." -- Albert Einstein

The British Parliament may start debating the Online Safety Bill again as soon as this week. The bill is a deeply flawed censorship proposal that would allow U.K. residents to be thrown in jail for what they say online. It would also force online service providers to use government-approved software to search for user content that is deemed to be related to terrorism or child abuse.

The Journalist-Run, Intelligence-Linked Operation That Warped British Pandemic Policy MikeRivero Sun, 11/27/2022 - 08:20

Presented as an independent voice for “unbiased” scientific advice, iSAGE provided a channel for media spinmeisters, spies and psy-op specialists to influence Britain’s pandemic policy without accountability. Leaked internal emails show members fretting over its unethical methods.

Throughout Britain’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, a lobbying group known as the Independent Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (iSAGE) served as a key driving force behind the government’s most draconian lockdown policies. 

UK-supplied Brimstone 2 missiles provide Ukraine with “new tactical options” with which to punish Vladimir Putin’s invading troops, a defence analyst has said. The Ministry of Defence is supplying the weapons to Ukraine, with pictures taken by the British Armed Forces Network showing them being loaded on to a plane at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire recently.

Prior to this, Britain supplied a consignment of previous-generation Brimstones to Volodymyr Zelensky in May.

Princess of Wales exclusive: Not enough is being done to help the next generation MikeRivero Sat, 11/26/2022 - 07:27

The Princess’s pledge follows a decade of work in the public eye, in which she has focused closely on early years development.

Watch: Only Israeli lives matter to the British media redress Fri, 11/25/2022 - 12:09
Dr Husam Zomlot, Head of the Palestinian Mission to the United Kingdom: 

"On the background of yesterday’s [23 November] events in Jerusalem: I asked the [Channel 4 News] presenter [Krishnan Guru-Murthy]: Why do you hurry to invite us for interviews when there are dead and wounded Israelis, when you didn’t invite us during the past days when the [Israeli] occupation army killed 11 Palestinians, including five children?...">>

Britain Begins Arming Ukrainian Forces with Military Helicopters in Escalation of Support MikeRivero Thu, 11/24/2022 - 06:52

The United Kingdom will begin supplying military helicopters to the Ukrainian forces as a part of the latest aid package greenlit by Prime Minsiter Rishi Sunak, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace revealed.

Are we obsessed with Israel? redress Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:40

Mohamed El-Doufani says we must not lose sight of one legacy of British imperialism, Israel, its persecution and oppression of the Palestinians, its nuclear and chemical weapons arsenal, and its disregard for international law and institutions. >>

Britain has found a new reason to be afraid of Russia MikeRivero Wed, 11/23/2022 - 08:59

The British media broke out with a series of publications, the general semantic and emotional motive of which can be expressed as follows: "Russia is squeezing its atomic fingers on the neck of the free world" — and this is not about the threat of using nuclear weapons at all.

UK bypasses own sanctions on Russian oil: Sunday Times MikeRivero Tue, 11/22/2022 - 09:45

Britain has been bypassing its own sanctions against Russia, according to a report, which says it managed to track dozens of shipments of Russian oil into the United Kingdom since March.

The British daily newspaper Sunday Times said in a report that the United Kingdom has purchased at least 39 shipments of Russian oil since Moscow launched its military campaign in Ukraine in late February.

Britain has banned the import of Russian oil and oil products into the UK over the conflict in Ukraine.