Category - media

  • 17 Jan 2012

    Patrick Butler, Society Editor at the Guardian, has done a splendid job in providing rolling coverage of the report stage debates in the House of Lords on the Welfare Reform Bill. He is again coordinating a live blog today (17 January 2012).

  • 16 Jan 2012

    With the government still apparently willing to make sick, disabled and vulnerable people pay for a financial slump brought about by greed, de-regulation and speculation, the press-mediated propaganda assault has begun ahead of the next House of Lords debate on welfare reform (17 January).

  • 24 Nov 2011

    Occupy London supporters have called for "calm and responsible reporting" after a sensationalist London Evening Standard story about drugs and infection.

  • 22 Nov 2011

    Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos visits ministers and the Queen this week, with the country’s atrocious record under intense scrutiny.

  • 7 Nov 2011

    Occupy London has welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband’s recognition that they have something important to add to debates about the economic future.

  • 29 Oct 2011

    Church leaders have mostly been ducking for cover as the row over Occupy London on the steps of St Paul's has ratcheted up in recent days. The silence from Lambeth Palace until recently has been deafening.

  • 5 Oct 2011

    Globally-renowned linguist and US political dissident Noam Chomsky is giving the keynote address at this month’s Rebellious Media Conference.

  • 16 Sep 2011

    Professor Jolyon Mitchell focused on the biblical and practical theme of 'swords into ploughshares' for his inaugural lecture in taking up a new personal chair at the University of Edinburgh on 15 September 2011.

  • 5 Aug 2011

    Real political change does not follow one, or even three, crises. It takes decades, says Jonathan Bartley, surveying the scene this summer. In certain respects things aren’t all that different from sixty years ago. But grassroots pressure still makes a difference.

  • 23 Jul 2011

    Thousands of democracy campaigners have co-signed a letter to Assistant Police Commissioner Cressida Dick about its hacking investigations.