Daily Archives: July 9, 2009

Pomp and Pageantry, Strasbourg Style

On Monday the (unlucky?) 13th of July, in the Louise Weiss Square at the European parliament in Strasbourg, a formal ceremony will mark the opening of the new 2009/14 parliament, and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first election, by … Continue reading

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The BBC: paid-up propagandists

What ever happened to the public service broadcasting ethos?  Whatever happened to balance and impartiality?   Living through the week in Brux, I have the privilege of waking up to the BBC World Service.  All this week, in a series … Continue reading

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