Revelation of the Method

BY DUSTIN BROADBERY CIA Director, William Casey is reputed to have said to Ronald Reagan: ‘We’ll know our disinformation is complete when everything the American public believes is false.’ Fast forward thirty years, and there’s no piece of fiction the masses will not swallow. From Woke to COVID to the war in Ukraine, people no longer make their own ideological pilgrimages to the truth – … Continue reading Revelation of the Method

Urban Fox Hunting: Worth Considering?

BY ROGER WATSON Over twenty years ago when I lived with my family in the halls of residence at The University of Edinburgh the best time of the year was the Christmas break when the students went home. Only a handful of families who served as wardens remained and we had twenty two frosty acres, under the shadow of Arthur’s Seat to ourselves. One evening … Continue reading Urban Fox Hunting: Worth Considering?

Gifts that Keep On Giving

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN “If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.” ― George Orwell, 1984 ‘Just imagine’, a particular kind of civil servant drooled in 1985, ‘if we could create a message capturing device with which we could trace miscreants and get to know what they were planning and thinking’. ‘Even better than that,’ his colleague retorted, ‘we could … Continue reading Gifts that Keep On Giving