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Nuclear-armed rogue states
May 24, 2016
Who more flagrantly breaches the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: Iran or Britain?
The Sixth Extinction
May 24, 2014
The Earth’s fossil record shows five mass extinctions, in which many or most species disappeared over a few months or centuries. We are now nearing the end of the Sixth.
War on Terror
May 24, 2013
The “War on Terror” is a monstrous sham, a catch-all slogan spun onto the 9/11 attack and now available to justify domestic repression, violence
Terror is a tactic
Sep 3, 2012
Terror is a tactic used successfully by states and groups alike. Its essence is violence to civilians; any weapon qualifies.
A letter to my MP
Apr 9, 2009
It appears clear there are difficult questions to be answered about the death of Ian Tomlinson, and there must be an inquiry into it, and what
Contemptible to be rich?
Feb 1, 2009
Nothing could be more remote from Socialist ideals than the competitive scramble of a society which pays lip-service to equality, but too often means by it merely equal opportunities of becoming unequal.
A climate change for protest
Aug 11, 2007
The government is encouraging the police to use anti-terrorism powers to “deal robustly” with the climate protesters at Heathrow airport, according
May 22, 2007
Crafts are characterised by deep study and practice, small teams and relatively simple tools, well understood. The smartest programmers I know work alone and with a simple text editor and a command shell.