Blog posts by year and month

October (2 posts)

  1. LADA'S THEME

    Thursday 28 October 2010, 19:13

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    We live in a time when all elites, whether on the left or the right, believe in rigid rules that say there is no alternative to the present political and economic system.

    The latest rule is: you cannot have protectionism - otherwise you will get a world war. Other rules say you cannot have collective...

    Read more about LADA'S THEME

  2. MR PINK, MR WHITE AND BOTTOM

    Thursday 14 October 2010, 20:52

    Adam Curtis Adam Curtis

    Back in 1960 the travel writer James Morris went to Afghanistan. He watched American and Soviet diplomats jockeying for influence, both convinced they could persuade the Afghans to support them in the Cold War.

    But, wrote Morris, the world the diplomats entered was a strange one:

    While the Afghan climate...

    Read more about MR PINK, MR WHITE AND BOTTOM

About this Blog

This is a website expressing my personal views – through a selection of opinionated observations and arguments. I’ll be including stories I like, ideas I find fascinating, work in progress and a selection of material from the BBC archives.

Blog Updates

Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.

Subscribe using:

What are feeds?