Matt Kennard

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Matt Kennard (born 1983 in London) is a British author and journalist who has written for the New Statesman, The Guardian and the Financial Times.[1]

In June 2019, Craig Murray wrote:

"Something else which revealed the truth of the way the political world now operates, and which again did not get nearly the media attention it deserves, was Matt Kennard’s stunning revelation of the way The Guardian has been taken over by the security services.[2] I have been explaining for years that the Guardian has become the security services’ news outlet of choice, and it is very helpful to have documentation to prove it."[3]


In 2006, while a student journalist, Matt Kennard accused then Leeds University lecturer Frank Ellis of racism and was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme.[4] During this period, Kennard wrote for the Leeds Student magazine.[5]

Dershowitz v. Finkelstein

Matt Kennard also broke the story in the University of California, Los Angeles student paper, the Daily Bruin, of attempts by Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz to suppress the publication of Norman Finkelstein's "Beyond Chutzpah" by the University of California Press in 2005.[6] Dershowitz made accusations against him.[7]

Julian Assange

Matt Kennard wrote:

"The treatment of Julian Assange by The Guardian has been so disgusting it's beyond words. He took all the risk. Will probably never experience freedom again. And they just collected their awards and turned the newspaper into one big attack sheet. No campaign to free him. Nothing."[8]

GCHQ in schools

In 2020 he started to report about GCHQ recruiting efforts in UK schools.


Matt Kennard is the author of "Irregular Army: How the US Military Recruited Neo-Nazis, Gang Members, and Criminals to Fight the War on Terror" published by Verso Books[9] and "The Racket: A Rogue Reporter vs. the Masters of the Universe" published by Zed Books. Kennard is the Deputy Director of the "Centre for Investigative Journalism.[10]


Documents by Matt Kennard

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Assange Judge is 40-year "good friend" of Minister who orchestrated his arrestArticle2 December 2021Julian Assange
Alan Duncan
William Hague
Wafic Saïd
Lenín Moreno
David Ross
Ian Burnett
Julian Assange’s fate lies in the hands of an Appeal Judge who is a close friend of Sir Alan Duncan - the former Foreign Office minister who called Assange a “miserable little worm” in Parliament
Document:Five questions for new Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer about his UK and US national security establishment linksArticle5 June 2020Wikileaks
Julian Assange
Jonathan Evans
John Scarlett
Eliza Manningham-Buller
Trilateral Commission
Eric Holder
David Omand
Jeremy Corbyn
Binyam Mohamed
Keir Starmer
David Neuberger
David Leppard
Keir Starmer did not become leader to help Labour win, but to restore establishment control over the party and vanquish the heretics that dared defy its agenda. For the forces he truly represents, the project has been a smashing success.


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:The Broader View Reveals the Ugliest of Prospectsblog post17 June 2019Craig MurrayI find it hard to believe that I live in times where Julian Assange suffers as he does for telling the truth, where a dedicated anti-racist like Jeremy Corbyn is subjected to daily false accusations of racism and to US and security service backed efforts to thwart his democratic prospects, where the most laughable false flag is paraded to move us towards war with Iran, and where there is no semblance of a genuinely independent media.


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