The Media’s Double Standard By William Bowles

14 November 2003

I’ve often referred to the strategy that is the core of the ‘new’ imperialist agenda, the so-called ‘double standard’ articulated by Robert Cooper, now Blair’s pro-consul in Afghanistan. And although cloaked in ‘post-modernist’ phraseology, effectively, it’s a rollback to an earlier, imperialist epoch, a time when the Western world went unchallenged, aside from the occasional ‘native’ uprising or squabble between competing empires over the loot.

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