Tag Archives: Kim Dotcom

How the MSM fails us on democracy

Democracy means more than one man, one vote. It requires an informed and engaged citizenry. The media’s role is not just to report authoritative talking heads. It is also to research and mediate complex and difficult ideas into accessible information, (though not top down Lippmann style) with the minimum of framing. Not just the big […]

Spare a thought for Kim Dotcom….

Love him or loathe him, Kim Dotcom arouses strong feelings. Whatever your opinion of him you have to wonder how he copes with the pressure. Most of us would have taken to the bottle by now. He is a non-drinker. Dotcom¬†has the full weight of the world’s superpower and its South Pacific minion aligned against […]

Snowden was the star

Tonight’s Moment of Truth mostly lived up to it billing, with the notable and glaring exception of Kim Dotcom’s email revelation pertaining to John Key allegedly¬†knowing about him well before the mansion show raid; and actively participating in his entrapment here, colluding with US interests. It is not clear why he pulled this part of […]