Cinema ’59

The Russian Revolution of 1917 sparked off a revolution in the way the function of entertainment and art, especially cinema, changed to become a powerful tool of social and political transformation.

A Celebration of Lies

As the Beijing Olympics comes to a close there are probably not many people on this planet who have not heard, read about, or witnessed the series of lies, deceptions, scams, manipulations, control-operations….

Acme of Obscenity

In a recent piece (Running Dog Propagandists) I made a reference to an old review essay of mine of Tom Grunfeld’s Making of Modern Tibet. A couple of readers emailed in to say they could not locate the piece. I discovered I had not posted it on and that it was impossible to find on WTN or So I am reissuing it here to round off our “running dog” discussion on this blog.