Tag Archives: George W Bush Jr

Hacking’s Just Fine (If You’re Rich)

Sheffield’s own Hallam University student Richard O’Dwyer this year faced extradition to the United States where he could have faced up to five years in prison for copyright infringement. His crime? He dared to use his entrepreneurial spirit to create … Continue reading

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U.S. Election: From the Archives…

Tonight’s the night. Barack Obama’s again the target of those who either don’t think he’s right-wing enough, or don’t think he’s left-wing enough – all the while the Republicans block and scupper his attempts at progressive policies, and the radicals … Continue reading

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Splatter Goes My Heart

“Viewers may find the following images disturbing.” It’s strange how we’ve often protected people from the horrors of reality, whilst peddling graphic fictional films to the public. On TV in 2003, we saw the illegal invasion of a sovereign nation … Continue reading

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American Fall

Many empires have fallen over the centuries. One of the greatest ever, of course, was the Roman empire, where – in the dying days of the Julio-Claudian dynasty – Nero was believed to have been responsible for the Great Fire … Continue reading

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Looting a Country

I had moved to the United States after dropping out of a university media degree in 2001 – my visa expired in September of that year, at which point I was expected to fly from Pittsburgh and/or New York City … Continue reading

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