UK government deployed 15 staff on a secret operation to seize Julian Assange

The UK Home Office had eight staff, and the Cabinet Office had seven, working on a secret police operation to arrest Assange 02 December 2022 | Clipper Media…

Inside Ian and Sylvia’s ‘Nashville,’ Country-Rock’s Great Lost Album

Part happenstance, part good luck, and a very large portion of talent found Canadian folk singers Ian & Sylvia at the forefront of the folk-rock movement. 26 November…

Study: US has 867 military bases around the world

Estimates of the yearly cost to the U.S. of its foreign military bases range from $100 – 250 billion,” according to World Beyond War. Can we even begin…

The great rediscovery of folk singer Judee Sill

It was a time when so many talented artists fell by the wayside. The documentary Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill hopes to shed some light on…

Why the hell haven’t we ended the Cuba Embargo?

Cuban people are suffering under pointless, ineffective U.S. sanctions. It’s well past time to end this six-decade-old Cold War battle. Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty 14…

Watch “Record breaking Buffalo Snow – Lake Effect – November 2022” on YouTube

Music: Plainsong – Reinventing Richard: The Songs Of Richard Fariña (2015)

A wonderful testament to the words and music of Richard Fariña and the everlasting splendour of Iain Matthews and Andy Roberts. Five stars. Photo: Mimi and Richard Fariña:…

‘Ukraine’ is not the only US proxy war

Has the Pentagon made a grave error in so publicly admitting to this very public proxy war 13 November 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Media News The…

Obituary: Elizabeth Stewart, Champion of Scotland’s Folk Music (83)

She was part of a musical family of Scottish Travellers that furthered the nation’s folk revival and influenced its American counterpart. Photo: Elizabeth Stewart in 2003. She was,…

The Science Is Wrong: It’s Soil, Not Oil

The most misguided environmental concept is that of ecological limits. Scarcity is not a fatality. It arises only when control freaks get to split the pie.  Image source: …

Review: Walling (information app)

There is no point saving a ton of information if you can never find it when you need it. The answer might be Walling. Screenshot of Prisoner ‘information’…

Watch: The Chris Hedges Report (2022)

After being banished from the ‘mainstream,’ popular writer and dissident Chris Hedges is back with a weekly broadcast on The Real News Network. 07 November 2022 | James…

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