Revising Britain’s Libel Laws.

The petition has been approved and is ready to be signed – just follow the link… (it does help if I put the bloody link in as well) To be clear about what kind of things I am advocating when I suggest that we adopt US-style libel […]

Better to write on your knees then get sued on your feet?

The decision by blogger Jackie Danicki to publish a photograph of a man she alleges to have assaulted her on a tube train (Jackie’s site is down at present, so no direct link) and request help in identifying her attacker appears to have prompted the usual bout of […]

Tough on the causes of crime?

Having a background in psychology, I should be entirely comfortable with the outcome of a new criminological study into street crime that demonstrates that the underlying motives for such crime can be rather more complex than mere acquisition. And yet, instead, I find myself unable to shake the […]

Corruption: Its in the national interest…

I’ve seen some excuses in my time but the latest from the ongoing Serious Fraud Office investigation into BAE’s dealings with the Saudi’s take the absolute biscuit: Secret payments of millions of pounds from Britain’s biggest arms company have been found in Swiss accounts linked to Wafic Said, […]