16 Dec 2014
December 16, 2014

Other events…

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A week after an incident involving me in a shop in London on 17 Oct, the Met police press-released the matter. Several details of the release – and therefore the subsequent reportage – were incorrect. The release also ensured that the witness was identified and his apparent evidence is available in the media. I posted.. read more →

16 Dec 2014
December 16, 2014

Rape in war, in black and white

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The tragic events in Sydney yesterday won’t return to our front pages. People’s opinions will mainly be formed today from quick inferences and possibly-significant fragments. Would the attack have taken place if ISIS didn’t exist? Should the suspect have been given bail on his murder-accessory charge? Is there much more we, the Australians or anyone.. read more →

David Miliband has given an FT interview. Obviously pitching his usual will he?/won’t he? return to UK politics, he says: “Tony Blair and John Major have said that they wish they’d done their post-premiership jobs before they became prime minister.” And; “I have this residual faith in the common sense of the British people that generally they.. read more →