The worse it gets in, the more the politicians and generals say they are winning. The latest is General Sir David Richards, who is about to take over as chief of the British army. The war is "winnable", he says, but adds that the UK could be in Afghanistan for up to 40 years.
Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno hoaxed the BBC into running a live interview in which the Yes Men claimed to represent the Dow Chemicals company offering compensation to the victims of the worst industrial accident the world had seen, Bhopal. Immediately $2 billion was wiped off the company's share price.
CNN's latest poll shows a clear majority of the US public opposed to the occupation of Afghanistan. It shows a shift in the last three months, with the popular mood moving against the occupation - 54% say they are opposed, with only 41% in favour.
Could you really credit the new guidelines for citizenship? You get points for canvassing for a political party (no conflict of interest there!) but you can be penalised for demonstrating against British troops.
It would be difficult to find a politician who would openly disagree with the idea of green jobs, but the workers’ occupation of the Vestas wind turbine factory in the Isle of Wight is a demonstration of the gap between theoretical support and practice.