The rising opposition to this war has forced itself even into sections of the mainstream media. That should encourage everyone to redouble their efforts to build the anti-war movement.
But we cannot rely on the millionaire-owned press to publicise the anti-war case. The Mirror gave left wing journalist John Pilger space to argue against the war, but the paper itself continues to support it. And a few pages after Pilger's article was a Mirror piece extolling the killing power of the Royal Marines.
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