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In this week's edition of Telling It Like It Is, VoR's Brendan Cole discusses the week's news with former Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov and journalist and broadcaster James Whale.
A humourous conversation of this weeks news. Italian news from the Ukranian news. You can find out more about Boris Johnson, smoking and bycycles. Smoking, blank packets and reshaping sales copy as news results come in from Australia.
News from South London about Jesus and some quotes from the home secretary of saving women from 30 years of captivity with a couple living on a commune. A charity organisation managed to save the people from the commune.
The Litvenko inquest and documents from Russia and Scotland Yard facts of the death that turned out to be no facts. MI5 reports into the incident has also revealed interesting news about the topic. The business relationships between Russia and the United Kingdom continue to grow and the tourism trade continues to expand. More and more people are looking into the news from the regions. Todays epeisode mentions a little bit about that too.
How come no one's interested anymore in what is going on in the Philippines?
Anton Goryunov reports from Manila: It always happens like that. News coverage, appeals formoney are issued and then it all falls quiet. Which brings me to the typhoon that had struck the Philippines only a few weeks ago but has already been forgotten by now. Big things happen in the follow-up periods of Mother Nature showing who’s the boss. Haiti anyone?
The Paul Flowers scandal may have grave consequences for the escort industry.
Paul Flowers, may reflect badly on the integrity of the whole sex trade as he spills his guts. Things got out of hand when the rent boy, who took part in the gay orgies with Flowers, told hacks about his experiences with the former Methodist minister and Labour activist.
The new rich are not very bright. Hence the bad taste they impose on everyone.
Gold plating, Interior design, Modern art, Monte Carlo, Nouveau riche, and toilet seats. Find out more about modern art and recycled rubbish artwork. Mediocrity, you see, is very well organised and it’s very tribal. Mediocrities are united, rushing to support each other immediately.
Leaks are good sometimes for winning elections.
Are they really practising right wing machismo? Ben Delicious is in London and has wrote this really funny entry about tabloid today and the reported confusion between what David Cameron said about green energy.
Politicians making money on lectures. There's something very fishy about it.
Another interesting post about Bill Clinton, economic analysts, Gordon Brown, Harvard University, the lecture circuit in Oxford, the Politicians Lecture Circuit and Tony Blair.
Poppy harvest in on the rise in Afghanistan. All thanks to the presence of NATO troops there.
Khogyani District (Nangarhar), Afghanistan, heroin and NATO. The UK sent British troops to Helmand to help cut down poppy farming. But here are more figures that should cheer anyone who likes to shoot heroin up his or her arm or even smoke it. The drug dealers kept the banking system afloat during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.
There's too much of sport around these days. And it's becoming really irritating.
There's too much of sport around these days. And it's becoming really irritating. The value or usefulness of the Olympic Games, then expect to be accused of pretty much everything. Olympics, fashion, sports and the sponsors plugging brands.
Former drug users are unfit to hold high office. Period.
Life in the UK , Bill Clinton, Drug, Liberal democracy, Rob Ford, Sodom and Gomorrah, Substance dependence and Toronto. Ben Delicious reports from Toronto: With Mayor Rob Ford engulfed in a drug scandal, having finally confessed to smoking coke whilst drunk.
Of people buying stuff that they don't need.
Ben Delicious writes from Paris about shopping urges and buying junk, that is the things on offer positioned in certain places to get your attention and make you buy even though you might not really want anything of the sort. Find out about junk food which is tempting you on the high street when doing your usual groceries or shopping in department stores.
Most conversations on the mobile phones are useless. They're made out of boredom.
Let’s Be Cynical about mobile phone conversations are meaningless.Ted Obvious is in Rome talking about the fact that some mobile phone conversations are meaningless. Listen over his shoulder as he explains like many others what he is saying to the person he is speaking with on the phone. Listen in and join in the mobile phone conversations that the whole world wants of thinks you should know about. Overhear what the US National Security Agency has to do with public transport, public places idiotic post offices telephone exchanges and everyone complaining about their mobile phone conversations that are meaningless.
America's spooks have the best PR people in the business - morons.
Entertainment, Media, News, Arab Spring, Mossad, National Security Agency, Public relations and US Big Brother. The yanks are doing a bit of PR themselves, feeding wide-eyed hacks stories about the Russians and the Chinese and God knows who else doing a bit of their own spying against the freedom loving America and its Western allies.
Respect celebs' privacy and see how they like it.
All kinds of people are experiencing tapping and celebs privacy is being effected by the one thing that may get them more work, free advertisement and the whole world talking about them and saying there name!
Ben Delicious reports from London about ways of annoying celebs that is to respect their privacy as you will find out when you do these step by step things your really going to get up your favourite celebrities wicks.
America caught spying again. Everyone is getting used to it by now.
Canada, Communication Security Establishment Canada, entertainment, Espionage,media, National Security Agency, news, Ottawa, Stephen Harper, United States, Washington
Liberals and their stupid 'values' never get mocked by comedians.
booze and dope, of course, that liberals love so much and do everything to promote and consume.
This week in Telling Like it Is, broadcaster James Max, and the former Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov discuss the Paul Flowers Co-op Bank controversy, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of...
Todays show takes a look at this weeks news covered a lot over on Stirring Trouble Internationally. Brendan Cole, Alexander Nekrassov and James talk together and express their understanding of the news.
Considering the boredom of life in North Korea its citizens actually like a bit of loud warmongering.
Ivan Invanov reports from Pyongyang North Korea talking about the United States, South Korea and Japan problems that have been popping up this week.TV in North Koreans is very unusual compared to mainstream western tv from Uncle Sam.
Former chairman of the Co-Op Bank was an exception to the rule.
Another post from Around The World Labour from London British Museum near the CoOperative Bank, David Cameron, Flowers, Methodism, Paul Flowers, Scotland Yard and the Co-Operative Bank.
More incompetence in government is the key to success.
Look and you will find incompetence in the cabinet. R.F.Wilson is looking in the city of London’s archives and drenched up a few things. The point on this note is about privacy clubs for the echelons of British society. The feeling at Number 10 is that more needs to be done.
Here we go again: another natural disaster offers rich pickings for some.
In Haiti there are still lots of people living in tents after the disaster that happened there all those years ago billions of dollars were raised by celebrities and musicians .
Quick glance around the world. Shit's happening everywhere.
Around The World, 10 Downing Street, Barack Obama, commercial dimension, David Cameron, New York, News of the World, Nuclear program of Iran, Twitter IPO, United States, White House. Dan Majestic reports from all over the place: Well, how about that Twitter IPO in New York despite the US government shutdown that lasted more than two weeks.
If you look and behave like an eccentric you'd better be able to back it up with some witty stuff as well.
Points of view, Clothing, eccentricity, Eccentricity (behavior), Fashion, fashion statements, Frieze Art Fair, Lady Gaga and Twitter. Adam Lovejoy reports from London about eccentricity and fashion. Adam takes a look at fashion and how women dress these day and points out that if you look like an eccentric back it up with something unusual. Now the first thing an eccentric noticeably definable is the clothes which is normal, everyone understands these statements and expect something special. Being accepted means doing something extraordinary.
How come comedians don't have a go at payday lenders?
Adam Lovejoy reports from London about payday loan companies, parents who are pestered by children to get a loan in minutes’ and the comparisons with money laundering being made online. Wonga crowd showed up in the House of Commons, to be grilled by MPs it all turned out nicely for the lenders in the end.
Having a go at Miley Cyrus and women's fashion.
The Art World, couture fashion, TWERK, twerking and couture fashion. Ben Delicious writes from Paris about Miley Cyrus and the new dance thats rocking the free world twerking is said to be MTV awards equivalent of women’s lib , where women go out dancing in mini-skirts and other skirts.
Forbes Magazine in the US produces an annual ‘power list’ which the editors claim is a ‘snapshot of heads of state, NGO bosses, billionaires, philanthropists and entrepreneurs.
The Forbes most influential list sequentially lists a number of people. On the radio show today three highly regarded voices explain the list, how the leaders in politics make the list. They also explore and perhaps speculate how these measurements occur. You will also hear more about Russia, demonstrations, counter cultures and all the forms of leadership available in 2013.
The sphere of influence of powerful people around the world are debated by three voices men and women. Learn about Journalism, influence, the west, politics and banks. This entry is a great example of political science. If you want to understand what is going on listen to this very special audio.