Climate and The Funnel


Last Wednesday (16th Oct 2019) the Guardian’s editor-in-chief published the following climate pledge … Today we pledge to give the climate crisis the attention it demands At the Guardian we believe the climate crisis is the most urgent issue of our times. And we know that Guardian readers are equally passionate about the need for … Read more

Censorship of @MaryamNamazie at the @Guardian

Maryam Namazie, like many of us, was quite frankly appalled with David Shariatmadari’s apologetics for Islamism that was recently published on 2nd Oct in the UKs Guardian, so she contacted them and demanded a right of reply. She was very much the target of his article, was named within it, and so it was wholly appropriate that … Read more

The Guardian’s Hatchet job of Maajid Nawaz

The former Islamic extremist and now anti-extremist campaigner, Maajid Nawaz, has had a bit of a hatchet job done to him by David Shariatmadari within a Guardian article. He was supposedly being profiled, but then Mr Shariatmadari laced it all with some anonymous quotes and essentially stuck the knife into him. Was it Really A hatchet Job? … Read more

Arctic sea ice delusions strike the Mail on Sunday and Telegraph

The Mail strikes yet again, and is as usual reliably unreliable. We have had a raft of articles this weekend claiming that the panic is over … Mail: And now it’s global COOLING! Record return of Arctic ice cap as it grows by 60% in a year Telegraph: Global warming? No, actually we’re cooling, claim scientists The … Read more

Middle Eastern state ad in Guardian today: Torturer, salary £16,000 – £21,000 … seriously!!

This one truly takes the biscuit … sitting smack bang in the middle of the careers advertisements within Today’s UK Guardian is an advert for a “Torturer”, starting on £16,000 to £21,000 a year. (This is the point at which you insert your completely gob smacked stunned silence) … the ad in question reads … The government of a Middle … Read more