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Grin and share it: Former PM Tony Blair alleged to have earned up to £80million since 2007

This Is Money Reporter This Is Money Former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair could have earned as much as £80million since leaving office five years ago. An interview at the weekend suggests that last year alone he raked in £20million … Continue reading

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Campbell diaries: Murdoch ‘called Blair over Iraq’

BBC News Rupert Murdoch called Tony Blair urging him not to delay the invasion of Iraq, former Number 10 communications chief Alastair Campbell has said. The claim is made in the latest part of Mr Campbell’s diaries, which are being … Continue reading

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The Leveson Inquiry into the British press – oh, what a lovely game

John Pilger johnpilger.com Rupert Murdoch is a bad man. His son James is also bad. Rebekah Brooks is allegedly bad. The News of the World was very bad; it hacked phones and pilloried people. British prime ministers grovelled before this … Continue reading

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Protester calls Blair ‘war criminal’

UPI LONDON, May 28 (UPI) — An anti-war protester interrupted a British inquiry into press ethics as former Prime Minister Tony Blair was testifying Monday, calling Blair a “war criminal.” The protester accused Blair of being on the payroll of … Continue reading

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Never forget that Bradley Manning, not gay marriage, is the issue

John Pilger johnpilger.com In the week Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he  ordered bombing attacks on Yemen, killing a reported 63 people, 28 of them children. When Obama recently announced he supported same-sex marriage, American planes … Continue reading

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It’s time we recognised the Blair government’s criminality

John Pilger John Pilger In the kabuki theatre of British parliamentary politics, great crimes do not happen and criminals go free. It is theatre after all; the pirouettes matter, not actions taken at remove in distance and culture from their … Continue reading

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Lunch with the FT: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Source: FT The former US security adviser tells why he is worried about Barack Obama and China – and reveals a ‘visceral contempt’ for Tony Blair. Read More: Lunch with the FT: Zbigniew Brzezinski

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Tony Blair’s gushing letter to Colonel Gaddafi telling him how to invest his cash

Source: Daily Mail Tony Blair sent a gushing personal letter to Colonel Gaddafi – after yet another visit to Libya – offering to help the dictator identify African projects to invest in, the Daily Mail can reveal. Correspondence unearthed in … Continue reading

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