Media attacks Obama’s “Soviet-style” publicity policy

Major media organizations protest against being shut out of president’s events in favour of official photographer. Barack Obama’s White House has been accused of producing Soviet-style propaganda by press photographers who are furious at being denied access to the US president. Mr Obama’s aides routinely block independent photographers from capturing him at work, before distributing… Read More Media attacks Obama’s “Soviet-style” publicity policy

Germany: Fresh whitewash of Nazi party’s armed wing

“People in Waffen SS were thugs and murderers who almost brought down Western civilisation.” These are the words of Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of the Wiesenthal Centre. An American Jewish group has demanded that the German government take action against a magazine that is said to have whitewashed the history of the Waffen-SS – the… Read More Germany: Fresh whitewash of Nazi party’s armed wing

Irish MP: Obama a war criminal and hypocrite of the century

Barack Obama is a “war criminal” and a “hypocrite,” an Irish politician has said in a damning attack on the US president. Irish MP Clare Daly slammed the Irish treatment of Obama during his G8 visit as akin to ‘prostituting’ Ireland for a “pat on the head.” This video cut from the Irish Parliament is… Read More Irish MP: Obama a war criminal and hypocrite of the century

Australia has two secret Assange Intelligence files

Wikileaks founder uses embassy balcony for speech to avoid arrest, calls on Obama to end “witch-hunt. In a recent freedom of information decision, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed to Fairfax Media the existence of at least two intelligence reports concerning WikiLeaks and Mr Assange. They were sent from Australia’s embassy to the… Read More Australia has two secret Assange Intelligence files