Blair and Murdoch Closer Bedfellows Than We Knew

by
Abby Zimet

It seems the U.K.'s former prime minister Tony Blair is godfather to Rupert Murdoch's young daughter, a fact not made public until it slipped out in an interview with Murdoch's wife Wendy, who herself sounds like a piece of work. Could Blair's close ties to the Murdochs explain his reported moves to stop the investigation of the News Corp. phone hacking scandal? Could the intimacy of comparably sleazy political and corporate powers impede the working of justice? Naaah, couldn't happen.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Share This Article

More in: