Sunday, July 10, 2005

So much for Geldof and Bono

From The New Statesman Cover Story of 11th July 2005

The ghost at Gleneagles

"In the orgy of summit coverage something has been overlooked: the two men at the heart of it, telling us how the world should be run, are the men responsible for Fallujah and Abu Ghraib." By John Pilger

"The suppression of African singers and bands, parked where Geldof decreed, in an environmental theme park in Cornwall far from the vaunted global audience, was described correctly by Andy Kershaw as "musical apartheid".


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