Entries in European Union
4 August 2011 - Getting the desired message across after Spain protests
22 June 2011 - Attacking the Greeks, calling them 'spoilt'
27 May 2011 - Spanish Protest: who clashed with who?
22 April 2011 - 'Outraged Greeks snarl' apparently
30 August 2011 - Irish cuts and tax rises: positive effect?
29 July 2011 - Terry Smith: 'there haven't really been any cuts yet'
Last night the BBC reported on its front page that Greece 'averts nightmare outcome'. Naturally, this meant that another bailout package had been agreed upon. The 'Who loses out?' link which appeared below the front page title directed to a page that does not mention Greek people or society. Rather, the article...
Coverage of the revolution in the Middle East and North Africa began almost from day one – the uprisings opposed something that western leaders could (eventually) speak out against – corruption, dictatorships, oppression. Leaders of powerful nations could of course draw comparisons between Middle East oppression and western freedom, and eventually...
Regardless of wider colonial aims, there are always a few imperative tasks for imperial powers. These tasks normally include stirring up national pride and fear, as well as dehumanising the indigenous population. This justifies the role of the invader to their people, as they implement their ‘superior’ ways on the ‘lesser’...
Anyone trying to understand the issue about Icelandic banks and what the Icelandic people owe/don't owe/may owe the UK could be forgiven for being hopelessly confused from following various media reports. Do they or don't they owe the UK money? How much? Have they defaulted on a debt by voting...
As the financial crisis staggers on, lurching from country to country like a drunk from one lamppost to the next, the gap between reality and what the media tell us expands. Across the world, there is a significant restructuring taking place, as financial institutions and the wealthy try to push the costs...
Recently, the word 'Europe' has been used in mainstream media as the point of origin for several 'controversial' decisions. The decision that the UK should reconsider their stance on denying prisoners the right to vote, the right of sex offenders to appeal to be taken off the sex offence register if...
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