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The SNP’s New MPs

by craig on Jul 12th 2015 in Uncategorized

There is a good and balanced article in the Guardian on the SNP MPs by Carole Cadwalladr. Thank goodness Severin Carrell and Libby Brooks must have been unavailable. I am struck that of those she chose to interview, Tommy Sheppard (my MP), Mhairi Black, Chris Law, Michelle Thomson, John Nicolson, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh are all people […]

Same as the Old Boss – Alexis Tsipras

by craig on Jul 11th 2015 in Uncategorized

Meet the New Boss. Same as the Old Boss. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Alexis Tsipras, and we do get fooled again. If you will forgive me I should like to crow a little about the accuracy of my predictions on Greece in the last week or so. Now comes the bit where they […]

The Attraction of EVEL

by craig on Jul 9th 2015 in Uncategorized

George Osborne has just proved that absolutely anybody can outflank the modern Labour Party to the left. Given that Labour were pledged to at least match Tory benefit cuts, Osborne’s raising of the minimum wage for over 25s, and tempering of the excesses of non-doms and buy to let landlords, make him look like Leon […]

Zionism is Bullshit

by craig on Jul 8th 2015 in Uncategorized

Zionism is bullshit. Three thousand years ago my Celtic ancestors were casting sacred swords into the lakes of Switzerland. Can I go back and claim Switzerland? No. Of course not. It’s nonsense. I am rather proud of that critique, which still seems to me a short and elegant refutation of the basis of Zionism. I […]

The Spiral of Despair

by craig on Jul 7th 2015 in Uncategorized

If somebody wishes to be a ghazi, I should much prefer them to do it in Tikrit rather than in Peterborough or Penicuik. To that extent I agree with Bob Quick. The periodic media scares about Sunni families going to Syria to “join ISIS” are very peculiar. We appear, with no public debate, to have […]

Bail-Out or Sell-Out?

by craig on Jul 6th 2015 in Uncategorized

The resignation of the Greek Finance Minister is the clearest possible indication that my last posting was correct and that Greece is ready to climb down in negotiations, in exchange for any sliver of a fig-leaf. The “Troika” is very keen that there will be another bail-out because of course the money goes to the […]

Beware Greeks Bearing Rifts

by craig on Jul 3rd 2015 in Uncategorized

So far as I can follow, the Greek electorate now have the choice between voting Yes and agreeing to the IMF austerity package, and voting No and having their leaders agree to any “face-saving” variation, however miniscule, before accepting the IMF austerity package. You can be quite sure that the international elite will thoroughly humiliate […]

Wha Wad Be A Traitor Knave?

by craig on Jul 1st 2015 in Uncategorized

I was called a traitor by a Conservative MEP in a committee meeting of the European Parliament to which I was giving eyewitness evidence on the UK’s complicity in torture and extraordinary rendition. Doubtless that is recorded in the minutes of the meeting, which means I am marked down on a forest of European Parliament […]

Kirsty’s Story

by craigmurray.org.uk on Jun 30th 2015 in Uncategorized

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Destruction of Evidence

by craig on Jun 29th 2015 in Uncategorized

This Greville Janner interview has simply disappeared from the website of the Holocaust Educational Trust, “founding patron” Greville Janner, and from other such websites which used to host it. I can only now find it on my own blog and on a few places which copied it from my blog. It is an important interview […]

The Janner Standard

by craig on Jun 29th 2015 in Uncategorized

IMF and USA set to ruin Ghana

by craig on Jun 27th 2015 in Uncategorized

Just ten years ago, Ghana had the most reliable electricity supply in all of Africa and the highest percentage of households connected to the grid in all of Africa – including South Africa. The Volta River Authority, the power producer and distributor was, in my very considerable experience, the best run and most efficient public […]

Tunisian Attack

by craig on Jun 27th 2015 in Uncategorized

The BBC are strangely promoting a lone gunman story of the attack in Sousse. In fact it was highly organised, including some gunmen who arrived by jetski. There were many grenades thrown, which is also missing from the BBC account.

Attack of the Bailiffs

by craig on Jun 25th 2015 in Uncategorized

I posted in detail about how on moving I muddled my Council Tax and was astonished at the speed with which Edinburgh City Council set the bailiffs upon me. Through my local MP I have now received clarification that Edinburgh City Council take people to court as soon as their payment is 42 days late. […]

Nicola Corbyn and the Myth of the Unelectable Left

by craig on Jun 19th 2015 in Uncategorized

The BBC and corporate media coalesce around an extremely narrow consensus of political thought, and ensure that anybody who steps outside that consensus is ridiculed and marginalised. That consensus has got narrower and narrower. I was delighted during the general election to be able to listen to Nicola Sturgeon during the leaders’ debate argue for […]

Craig is meeting Julian Assange

by craigmurray.org.uk on Jun 19th 2015 in Uncategorized

Craig is meeting Julian Assange in the embassy. Watch this space.

The Apotheosis of Murdochian Corporatism – Martin Ivens

by craig on Jun 17th 2015 in Uncategorized

The Sunday Times was once a great newspaper. It has had some great editors, and some very good ones – you may be surprised to learn that I include Andrew Neil in that. Whether you agreed with them or not, virtually all of its editors for 200 years have been formidable intellectuals. Until now, as […]

Some Rules For Comment Moderation

by craig on Jun 16th 2015 in Uncategorized

This is essentially a free speech forum. I enjoy much of the banter which goes on between commenters, particularly the dedicated band of people who post on a daily basis. There is an important distinction between my writing, and the comments section. The proportion of readers who leave comments is well under 1%. I cannot […]

The Truth Avoided by Mainstream Media Liars

by craig on Jun 16th 2015 in Uncategorized

My factual demolition of the anti-Snowden story has been read by hundreds of thousands of people, very probably millions, around the internet, 50,000 so far on this site alone, and tweeted by thousands of people. It has been tweeted at – repeatedly – every single mainstream media journalist who has been repeating the government propaganda. […]

The Bagh I Wah

by craig on Jun 15th 2015 in Uncategorized

I am sleeping four hours a night in my push to get the book finished by Friday. I felt an overwhelming urge to share at least a passage of what I am working on, I suppose because it is one of the few passages that is about feeling not policy, and feelings should be shared. […]

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