John Lubbock

News

London's Arthouse Cinema Workers Are Striking for a Living Wage

They disrupted a Monty Python showing in Brixton.
John Lubbock
7.24.14
News

Britain Might Deport a Bahraini Dissident to a Country that Hates Him

Even though that would mean five years of jail and possible torture for protesting.
John Lubbock
5.23.14
News

Hanging Out with Western Sycophants at the 'This Is Bahrain' Conference

Weirdly, no one at the PR event wanted to talk about all the torture.
John Lubbock
5.20.14
Stuff

Saudi Religious Police Don't Like Being Filmed Beating People Up

They jailed an artist for it under the pretence that he'd broken the law by having long hair.
John Lubbock
2.12.14
tech

A New Copyright Law Could Be the End of the Internet As We Know It (Again)

The TPP looks disconcertingly similar to SOPA and ACTA.
John Lubbock
12.3.13
News

Bahrain Just Bought More Tear Gas Canisters Than It Has Citizens

Because it's easier to fire noxious gas at protesters than listen to their demands.
John Lubbock
10.22.13
News

Yuppies Out Protested Against Brixton's Newest Champagne Bar On Friday

A new deli has become a hate-target of anti-gentrification protesters in London.
John Lubbock
10.14.13
News

Jacob Appelbaum Doesn't Have Much Hope for the Future of Privacy

And the cyber-security expert and WikiLeaks affiliate knows a fair bit about the state of internet surveillance.
John Lubbock
10.4.13
News

Hanging Out with Human Rights Heroes at the Oslo Freedom Forum

It's a bit like Comic-Con, only all the heroes are real.
John Lubbock
5.21.13
News

Explaining Human Rights to Bernie Ecclestone

The Formula One boss doesn't see anything wrong with Bahrain's awful human rights record.
John Lubbock
4.22.13
News

Bahrain’s PR Campaign Is Doomed to Fail

The regime is spending millions on PR and inviting journalists to its Formula 1 race track.
John Lubbock
2.25.13