Trump watch 8: Skittles, body doubles and debate low bars (Bee, Noah, Colbert and Maher) (video)

Here it is, just ahead of tonight’s first Presidential debate, your weekly selection of racism, misogyny, and homophobia from Donald Trump, his campaign and his supporters – plus this week’s Real Time with Bill Maher panel on profiling Muslims, police … Continue reading

Nigel Farage’s school friend exposes Britain’s ‘Little Hitler’ (video)

One of Nigel Farage’s school friends has written an open letter about Farage’s schoolboy fascism, and it is damning. “Dear Nigel, I won’t give my name – my family isn’t even aware I’m writing this and I wish to protect … Continue reading

The United States of Jihad (video)

In the wake of the ISIS-inspired terrorist attack in Brussels, European and US media have predictably gone to town with their fear and speculation machines, delivering a 24/7 diet of fear mongering interspersed with occasional facts. Fear and blood sell … Continue reading

John Oliver destroys Syrian “terrorists posing as refugees” hypocrisy (video)

Following the Paris attacks, right-wing parties across Europe and in the US used the fact that one of the perpetrator’s appeared to have gained access to France by claiming he was a refugee to argue that all refugees were possible terrorists … Continue reading

John Oliver on the EU’s (and the media’s) racist and inhumane treatment of migrants and refugees (video)

If you’re a regular reader of this blog (yes, there are a few of you) I owe you an apology. I have spent the last couple of months consumed with the media’s outrageously biased and frequently unethical treatment of the … Continue reading