Day: April 8, 2005

  • Delgados Split

    The Delgados, influential figures in Glasgow’s independent music scene for over 10 years, have announced that they are to amicably disband. The reason has been put down to the departure of their bass player Stewart Henderson who informed the band in the New Year that he did not wish to make another album. The Delgados…

  • Another Toynbee Reaction

    Toynbee’s argument superficially restates the familiar pragmatic election-time advice about choosing the lesser of two evils – but is disturbingly predicated upon an assumption that evils done abroad, to people other than ourselves, should not be included in our calculations of relative evil. (Source: MWNP) Paul’s response is, as always, well worth reading. Click here…

  • Iraq WMD Claims “Untrue”

    John Scarlett, intelligence dunce The intelligence officials who produced Tony Blair’s Iraq weapons dossier – the justification for war – have admitted that some of the main claims made in it were untrue. The Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), which produced the dossier under its chairman John Scarlett, was forced to carry out a review after…