Quote of the Day

“I’m trying to avoid the conclusion that we’ve become Nicaragua.”

General Michael Hayden, former head of the NSA and the CIA, quoted in the New Yorker.

Quote of the Term

“Increasingly, we become so secure in our bubbles that we accept only information, whether true or not, that fits our opinions, instead of basing our opinions on the evidence that’s out there.”

Barack Obama in his farewell speech, Chicago, 10 January 2017.

Quote of the Day

“Islamophobia is the new anti-Semitism.”

BBC Newsnight journalist who did a report last night on the emergence of far-Right “Identarians’ in Europe.