The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup
Politics / Sport / World

The problem with Qatar’s football World Cup

Despite the insistence by many that club football transcends international fixtures, I still become excited every time there is an international break. Every two years, I therefore look forward to either the Euros or the World Cup, often not paying much attention to the country which is hosting. In recent times, however, my happy-go-lucky attitude … Continue reading

*FAKE NEWS* Exultant masses rejoice at Blair’s political return
Blog Roll / Politics / UK

*FAKE NEWS* Exultant masses rejoice at Blair’s political return

Ordinary people from every corner of the country flocked to ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair’s comeback speech last Friday morning at Bloomberg in London. Though a diverse bunch, the gathered crowd were united in their fervent admiration for Blair’s inspiring political vision, as well as in their awe of the Blair government’s monumental and era-defining accomplishments. … Continue reading

YouTube Binge | American Public-Access Television
Blog Roll / TV

YouTube Binge | American Public-Access Television

In 1969, television around the world was still a nascent form of entertainment.  Already though, disillusionment was being expressed with what was being offered by the elites broadcasting mainstream entertainment.  In this particular year, an alternative form of televisual programming in the US was introduced as a way in which to give some power back … Continue reading