Jon Stewart: Hillary Clinton’s donations and diarrhoea (video)


“The Comedy Central host hammered Hillary Clinton’s family foundation for failing to disclose years of foreign donations, even though she promised that she would.  Team Clinton is caught up in several scandals over allegations of favoritism for donations at Hillary’s … Continue reading

Megyn Kelly: We don’t care what you think, Fox News’ reporters are heroes (video)


Fox News pretends to be a news organization and revels in its use of the most Orwellian of  straplines in global journalism – “Fair and Balanced”.  As if that was not outlandish enough, Megyn Kelly now wants to know when … Continue reading

The ugliness of Fox News and Megyn Kelly’s tsunami of bone headed ignorance (video)


Jon Stewart‘s dissection of the way Fox News reported the Department of Justice investigations into former police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown and the wider question of racism in the Ferguson judicial system with their misleading reporting of the … Continue reading

DOJ investigation proves racism is rampant in Ferguson police department (video)


Thanks to the Department of Justice investigation the world (apart from Fox News viewers) is now aware of the systemic racism that pollutes the Ferguson judicial system and especially its overwhelmingly Caucasian police force. This video tells the story of the Ferguson … Continue reading

The lowly millionaires who are suffering from widening wealth inequality (video)


The statistical data and research on the economic and social effects of the chasm known as the wealth gap is clear and unequivocal. Widening wealth inequality between the richest and the rest of us is damaging the economy, hurting (and sometimes … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: The GOP give Netanyahu the longest blow-job a Jewish man has ever received (video)


In a transparent attempt by the Republican party leadership to embarrass the commander-in-chief, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited to speak to the US congress. Israel has just entered the final fortnight of an extended general election campaign and … Continue reading

Fox hunting: the right-wing’s chronically angry war for ideological purity is killing Jon Stewart (video)


As we all know, Fox lies. It is their brand. This is what makes Bill O’Reilly’s current war with truth somewhat unsurprising. On his show last night, Jon Stewart decided to celebrate Fox’s lying ways with a nifty little vine … Continue reading

Wealth inequality madness: tax policy is made by the few for the few at the expense (and with the support) of the many (video)


Any time a politician, or any public figure for that matter, tries to discuss the subject of wealth and income inequality they are immediately castigated in the right-wing media as being engaged in “class warfare“. Even president Obama, who had … Continue reading

When it comes to cutting the budget deficit, why do conservatives think tax cuts for the wealthy are different to welfare cuts for the poor? (Video)


It is said that what happens in the US happens in the UK shortly afterwards. This clip of the Daily Show shows US conservatives making the argument that it is ok to attack the incomes and the dignity of the weakest and the poorest … Continue reading

Thomas Piketty – Why we need a global wealth tax (video)


Jeremy Paxman discusses wealth inequality and a global wealth tax with Thomas Piketty author of “Capital In The 21st Century” on Newsnight (30 April 2014).   Video © BBC *********************************************** Wealth inequality and other things we don’t have to learn from … Continue reading

Wealth inequality and other things we don’t have to learn from America (video)


It is said that what happens in the US happens in the UK shortly afterwards. This clip of the Daily Show was broadcast in August 2011 and touches on many of the same arguments used by the Conservative Party in the … Continue reading

Irrational debate and a misinformed public: things we don’t have to learn from America (video)


It is said that what happens in the US happens in the UK shortly afterwards. This clip of the Daily Show was broadcast in August 2011 and touches on many of the same arguments used by the Conservative Party in the … Continue reading