Most of us come with a pretty good “BD” or Bullshit Detector as standard equipment. People lie, so we need it. Not that it always works but it’s still pretty good. The more obvious the lie the better our BD works. White lies sometimes get past us but whoppers rarely do.
Why . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Don’t Eat That, Charlie, It’s Bullshit.
The end of Kiev’s so-called “ceasefire” has seen intensified artillery shelling and airstrikes in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions. During the ceasefire-that-wasn’t the Ukrainian military continued with its operations in a number of key areas… breaches that gave the lie to Poroshenko’s ceasefire masquerade.
A number of Western media outlets continue to misrepresent . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: Ethnic cleansing in east Ukraine? – toll of killed and displaced civilians continues to mount
Ilan Pappé is an Israeli historian – born in Haifa, son of German-Jewish parents who fled Nazi persecution. He is a professor with the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom – director of the university’s European Centre for Palestine Studies and co-director of the . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: Ilan Pappé exposes Zionist mythologies surrounding the creation of Israel: Australian Press Club address
Meet Madi Lussier, one of the two witnesses from the Canadian Immigration Report or CIReport.ca, barred from speaking before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration earlier this week. Lussier and her fellow witness were invited to speak before the committee. Then they traveled all the way from Toronto to Ottawa to make the presentation, . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Canada’s White Supremacist Views Barred From Parliamentary Committee