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message 1: by James (new)

James Barker Yes. Infuriating stuff, Alan.
And if we consider how many MPs we


message 2: by James (new)

James Barker ...sorry.. Went to Eton it is clear we
Are not being governed by an accurate representation of 'us.' Do we really expect then to have our interests at heart when they have no concept of poverty or the breadline? It's insufferable.


message 3: by Alan (new)

Alan It is, and a mystery how they are elected again and again, this book shows it's down to control and manipulation of the media and how they subtly change the 'narrative' - read truth - to blame the blameless and exempt themselves. I find it horrifying.


message 4: by James (new)

James Barker Alan wrote: "It is, and a mystery how they are elected again and again, this book shows it's down to control and manipulation of the media and how they subtly change the 'narrative' - read truth - to blame the ..."

Agreed, Alan. I think any mainstream media is slanted in favour of the establishment. I noticed the Guardian being quite anti-Corbyn in a number of articles, ironic considering Owen Jones is a worthy contributor to the newspaper.


message 5: by Alan (new)

Alan I doubt if Corbyn will ever get a fair hearing, even from those papers/media you would expect it from, as you suggest. Terrible sentence there, but you know what I mean.


message 6: by Whitaker (new)

Whitaker Alan, I hate to say it, but this is normal anywhere in the world. Sad, disgusting, but true.


message 7: by Alan (new)

Alan you're right, Whitaker, but books like these may help make it abnormal. It's a contribution anyway.


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