Notes from the US

Freedom US correspondent Louis Further reports on the lesser- known happenings in the United States. Violence Those who still try to see any substantial difference between Democrats and Republicans might want to look at last month’s military spending bill. The majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives – including the entire party leadership – joined

Notes from the US: No backers for gas power? Just hire some!

Louis Further rounds up the latest in dodgy goings on across the pond. Truth – convenient or inconvenient – is counting for less and less in Trump’s United States. Any kind of understanding which the élite have of the climate – let alone climate change – is hard to find. In part this can be

Film Review: Detroit

The misnamed film “Detroit” is more about a triple slaying by police than the city’s 1967 Rebellion. Director: Kathryn Bigelow Released August 2017 143 min Reviewed by William Boyer It first opened in the Motor City in July, and then nationwide 50 years to the day of the final riot fatality, a firefighter electrocuted trying to

Notes from the US

Louis Further’s regular roundup column with analysis and news from North America that you might have missed. Violence and the Dakota pipeline Illegal, vicious, violent and punitive measures continue to be taken by the élite against the water protectors resisting attempts to build the Dakota Access pipeline across sacred lands in the central north west of