Audio: Dario Fo’s ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’

1 May 2013

Dario Fo

If you don’t know the work of Italian playwright Dario Fo, now’s your chance to hear the BBC’s radio adaptation of the stage play (which I saw in London many moons ago). Brilliant, funny and still timely (if not more so) than when it was written in the 1970s, although the BBC production is wooden, mechanical even, and fails to do justice to Fo’s wicked sense of humour. A far cry from the exuberant stage production. Continue reading

New John Pilger film, Utopia, to be broadcast on ITV and released worldwide

29 April 2013 — John Pilger

Eleven miles by ferry from Perth is Western Australia’s “premier tourist destination”. This is Rottnest Island, whose scabrous wild beauty and isolation evoked for me Robben Island in South Africa. Empires are never short of devil’s islands; what makes Rottnest different, indeed what makes Australia different, is a silence and denial on an epic scale.

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Black Agenda Report for May 1, 2013: NY Times Slanders Black Farmers, Crushed By Capitalism, Death in Somalia

1 May 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Breitbart Lives? New York Times & Do Sloppy Racist Hatchet Job on Black Farmers Lawsuit

By BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

On Friday, April 26, the New York Times, with an assist from the Washington Post property committed a journalistic atrocity with a false and misleading portrayal of the lawsuit launched by black farmers against the USDA. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 30 April 2013: PHOTOS: The face of Israel’s discriminatory home demolition policy

30 April 2013 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Several Palestinians Injured near Nablus
IMEMC – Tuesday April 30 2013; Palestinian medical sources reported that several Palestinians have been injured after a group of extremist Israeli settlers hurled stones at their vehicles close to various roadblocks, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus. …

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Wikileaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 1 May 2013

1 May 2013 —


Pirate Party gains three seats in Iceland’s parliament

CBS News

Physically isolated near the Arctic Circle, it is one of the world’s most wired countries and has been a hub for the online secret-spilling group WikiLeaks. Jonsdottir has worked with WikiLeaks in the past. In 2011 the country announced it would crowd …


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