Forwarded from Nestor

Johannes Schneider Johannes.Schneider at SPAMgmx.net
Tue Feb 20 11:27:17 MST 2001


Nestor wrote:

> J. Schneider wrote on the list, quoting the German magazine Telepolis:
>
> http://www.heise.de/tp/english/inhalt/te/4962/1.html British security
> authorities resort to intimidation to cover up a series of state-sponsored
> killing British journalists, police officers and Army  undercover
> intelligence agents are increasingly in battle with each other as  an
> intelligence scandal threatens to expose a series of state-sponsored
> killing of the kind more commonly associated with former South American
> dictatorships than with a modern western European nation."
>
> Funny.
>
> In South America, we always knew that those state-sponsored killings were
> the  actual face of "modern Western European nations".
>
> It is interesting to note the persistence of chauvinist prejudices, even
in
>  well meant journalists.
>
> Such is imperialism.

Certainly, but Telepolis is not socialist at all. It is liberal, but quite
good (on a factual level) when it comes to secret service activities and
attacks on civil rights. It is quite widely read by IT-people, who are
rather libertarian, than any kind of left.

Johannes






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