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MY COUNTERPUNCH ARTICLES

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MY ARTICLES
 
In 2005 I submitted my first written article to COUNTERPUNCH, and was amazed that they accepted it.  They're very choosy. 
 
Since then I've been lucky enough to have had several articles on various topics published.  Here they are,  the latest at the top of the pile -

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2014

THE SLIME MINISTERS OF GREAT BRITAIN - Conservative Friends of Israel

ENGLAND'S MEAN UNPLEASANT LAND

PLAYING DICK CHENEY ON THE LONDON STAGE - 'We, Macbeth'

2013

KIDNAPPING JESUS AT CHRISTMAS - Down and Out in Cameron's Britain

MY MISDEMEANOURS FOR MANDELA

GOING BROKE AND BONKERS IN BARCELONA

ISTANBUL'S SHAMEFUL MAY DAY - Silencing the Masses

Through a stained glass darkly

2012

Operation Sledgehammer

BINBAG BATTLES IN BREADLINE BRITAIN

TONY BLAIR'S PHONY PRAYERS - The Blood-Soaked Hypocritical War-Criminal!

MORRISSEY'S APARTHEID SHAME - Dumpy, Fat, Middle-Aged Protest Rocker Plays Israel ... Again

THE BRAVEST THEATER IN THE WORLD - Resistance Through Art in Jenin's Freedom Theatre

WELCOME TO ISLAMBUL! - Life in Erdogan's Mosqueopolis

KEFFIYEH CRIME IN TURKEY - The Case of Cihan Kirmizgül

THE BEARDING OF BARAK OBAMA? - Presidential Sexuality

2011

SHOUT!- "This is Not the Time for Your Opinion"

BAD LAWS HAVE TO BE BROKEN - London Log

FROM BRIXTON TO TOTTENHAM - London Riots

THE HUNGER STRIKE IN WESTMINSTER SQUARE - Okhwan Yoon's Fast

TURKEY SHOES ISRAELI ARMY

MISSING THE RAPTURE - Confessions of a Stand-In Jesus

A POEM FOR THE ROYAL WEDDING

2010

WORLD STRIKE DAY 2012 - Toward a Moneyless World

THE VATICAN VERSUS JESUS - Kiss My Ring

STICKS AND STONES - Add Insult to Injury 

ART AS A DEFENSIVE WEAPON - What Do You Say to This, Your Honor?

ART ON TRIAL IN THE CAPITAL OF CULTURE -
Why Do They Bother? What Do They Want?

2009

PANIC IN ISTANBUL - Smoke, Meyhem, and the World Bank

TOLLBRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER - A World Without Water?

ON FINANCIAL FOOLS DAY - Camera-shy Coppers

UNREST IN ISTANBUL - The Crisis Hits Turkey

2008

JESUS IN MEGIDDO PRISON - Whose Side Are You On?

SURRENDER THE BONES OF GERONIMO! - Frat Boy Graverobbers

FRY 'EM! - The Raytheon Pain Ray

JAILING THE JOINT - Brown on Dope

POLITICIANS AS DOGS - Art on Trial in Turkey

ART ON TRIAL - Art or Insult?

THE DAY I BOMBED THE HOUSE OF COMMONS - "I Suppose You Just Wanted to Cause a Stink, Right?"

GEORGIE IN JESUSLAND - If Jesus Were Alive Today He'd Be An Arab

PLAYING SOLDIER - You Too Can Have Your Child "Beasted"

IN THE DUNGEON OF THE ZABITA - Rescuing the Runes

2007

SAY GOODBYE TO PURGATORY - Pope Rat Gets Indulgent

THE POPE VERSUS TERRY HIGGINS - Condom Nation

FORGETTING LENNON'S BIRTHDAY - Imagine No Money

OSAMA ON 9/11 - What the Perp is Saying these Days about the Empire, Capitalism, and JFK

WORKING FOR MOTHER TERESA - Memoirs of a Rebellious Volunteer

WHO'S CHEATING? - Remembering Princess Diana

LITTLE BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU - Spying by Flying Drones

BLAIR'S CONVERSION - The Catholicization of Tony Blair

TROUBLE IN TURKEY -
Criminalizing Art

INCIDENT AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY - The Queen's Celebration: Slavery Without Regrets

FREE KAREEM AMER! - Egyptian Law Student Jailed for Blogging

2006

DENY SANTA IF YOU WISH, BUT YOU CAN'T DENY THIS - Should Stupid Thoughts Be Crimes?

KINGDOM OF FEAR - The Saudi Rules

THE KING'S NEW CLOTHES - A Play Written in a Turkish Jail

WATCHING THE GUARDS - A Prison Diary

ESCAPE ATTEMPT IN PRISON TRANSFER - Extract from a Diary in Turkish Police Custody

CRIMINAL COLLAGE - The Bush's Dog Case

 ARRESTED IN ISTANBUL -
"Sorry, We Thought You Were Israeli!"

SILENCING THE PEACE PROTESTER OF PARLIAMENT SQUARE - If I Had a Bell ...

WATER OR GOLD? - Mining Glaciers

HEADSCARF - Uproar in Turkey Over the Hijab

THE RICH YOUNG MAN - A Miracle Play

2005

BANG BANG! - YOU'RE DEAF! - Sonic Weapons Over Palestine

TO DI FOR - Charlie and Camilla Cross the Pond

INSULT YOUR COUNTRY - How Orhan Pamuk Got into Trouble

BILLY GRAHAM'S LAST CRUSADE - Blessed Are the Warmakers

THE MADNESS OF MONEY - "As We Forgive Our Debtors"

OH MY GOD! - Gunning for Blasphemers

ROLL OUT THE BARREL - Blood, Oil, and Baku

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION - Censoring the "Carnival of Chaos"

CRAWLING - Military Conscription in Turkey

THE TROUBLE WITH MENWITH - Tagging British Peace Activists

FLAGS - Kiss or Burn?

CARDINAL SINS - On the Vatican Catwalk: Scarlet Surplices, Delicate Lace and Gold Tassels

TWO WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL - I'll Keep My Hat On

IT'S TOO LATE NOW FOR JOHN PAUL TO REPENT - And Jesus Said: "Call No Man Your Father"

"IMAGINE" AND THE KORAN - Listening to Lennon in Istanbul

SHUT YOUR MOUTH OR GO TO PRISON! - Turkey's New Penal Code is No Joke

CARTOON CAPERS - Turkey's War on Political Cartoonists

In 2004 I was invited to design the covers of 3 books published by  COUNTERPUNCH
 
CLICK ON IMAGES TO SEE FINISHED BOOK-COVERS.

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Serpents in the Garden

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A Dime's Worth of Difference

GRAND THEFT PENTAGON
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