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The Lord of the Rings star, classical stage actor, and activist feels the obits for Maggie Thatcher were a tad incomplete--sort of like mash without bangers. Well, here come the bangers:
British grocery chain Tesco announced this week that it would pull all beef products made with meat from a questionable supplier after an an investigation by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland found the "beef" was contaminated with horse and pig DNA. In one case, a sample Tesco beef patty was in f ... More >>
Last week, we brought you several moments from Scientology's big L. Ron Hubbard birthday event that was held on March 10 in Clearwater, Florida. Here's another few minutes from that celebration that we alluded to earlier, during which church leader David Miscavige uses the church's "Writers of the F ... More >>
In November we started a new feature here on Fridays: the Voice has obtained hundreds of copies of L. Ron Hubbard's previously unpublished "Orders of the Day," which he gave to crew members as he sailed the Mediterranean. Our documents cover the period from late 1968 through 1971, and this time we'r ... More >>
On November 18, we started a new feature here on Fridays: the Voice has obtained hundreds of copies of L. Ron Hubbard's previously unpublished "Orders of the Day," which he gave to crew members as he sailed the Mediterranean. Our documents cover the period from 1968 to 1971, and this time we' ... More >>
Rupert Murdoch's son James could face "corporate legal battles on both sides of the Atlantic that involve criminal charges, fines and forfeiture of assets" related to the phone hacking scandal currently embroiling News Corporation. Murdoch fils, who is the deputy COO of News Corp, has admitted to ... More >>
Mr. MurdochMedia baron Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation and News International, which include our local Wall Street Journal and New York Post, plus England's News of the World, Times of London and The Sun tabloids, in addition to Fox, all of its arms and beyond, are feeling the increased siz ... More >>
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December 17, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 51
Scientology: The Now Religion
By Donald M. Kaplan
The true measures of the false prophet are an unrelenting certainty and a staggering income. The immediate impression of L. Ron Hubbard, the prophet ... More >>
Four men have been busted and charged in New York with the oldest, possibly worst trick in the post-modern book: Email-spamming people that they'd won the "$5 Million Princess Diana Lottery." Apparently some people were enticed, on the promise of Diana's supposed millions, to give up their ba ... More >>