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Who Watches the Watchers?

GCHQ (Government Communications Head Quarters) is the British intelligence agency responsible for providing signals intelligence. It intercepts and decodes messages, ostensibly to protect the UK and its interests from threats either here or abroad. It has two primary locations, the famous Doughnut in Cheltenham and the base in Bude, Cornwall where the Echelon system is […]

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Britain’s mad-house foreign policy

My local MP, Henry Bellingham, is a Foreign Office minister whose responsibilities include the United Nations, the International Criminal Court and conflict resolution. I take this to mean he’s tasked with keeping the British Government on the straight-and-narrow as regards international law, with ensuring dutiful conformity with the UN’s Charter and numerous resolutions, with saving […]

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Ecologic Documentary Trailer

A sneak trailer from a professional documentary about The Eco-Logic Recycling Centre in Cornwall and its struggle to survive. Since this was made Eco-Logic have been told that they have to leave the premises by the end of April, unless they can find financial support or alternative premises they will be closing for good. Owen […]

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