Category Archives: Journalism
I haven’t written about the war in Iraq for a while. I’ve talked with friends, both on- and offline, but even though this is a fairly formal, easy-going blog, my intention is to fill the entries with at least partly-considered … Continue reading
Lubin Odana writes of the effect of war on language. We’ve already had the eye-popping stupidity of Freedom Fries, but look out for lots of euphemistical and tactical mangling of the English language during the coming days/months/years (delete as fatalistically … Continue reading
Well, the real political effect will be difficult to identify, possibly even non-existant, but the anti-war march in London seemed to go pretty well. The atmosphere was friendly and inclusive and there was a gratifyingly broad range of class, race … Continue reading
It’s happened again – another excellent article in the Times Online. This time it’s by John Le Carré, talking about the stupidity that is the Bush government and its itching desire to wage war on Iraq.