Articles by John Andrews

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The Costa Rica Lesson
John Andrews | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

Just after Costa Rica had its revolution in 1948, one of the first things its new visionary leader Jose Figueres Ferrer did was scrap its army. Contrary to what one might think, this immediately increased Costa Rica’s security, rather than weakening it, and it’s the only country in an otherwise war-torn part of the world to have had sustained peace and prosperity ever since.

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Corporate Media: The Real Fake News Specialists
John Andrews | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Dec 2016

5 Dec 2016 – A lot has recently been said about “fake” news. Social media and alternative news websites have been especially blamed. But what about our corporate news providers? Consider, for example, a front page story in last week’s Times.

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John Andrews, 15 Jun 2009

The controversial spectacle of bullfighting has enjoyed many centuries of success for one simple reason: the bull, many times more powerful and deadly than his puny human tormentor, is quite incapable of working out that his enemy is not the little piece of cloth being waved in front of him, but the puny human waving […]

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