U.S. lawmakers are working on how to reverse the countrys flagging image in Muslim nations. President Obama’s election brought a welcome surge in U.S. popularity, but that reputation’s on the slide as the unwelcome wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continue.
[ I’m not much into nepotism – but will make a bold exception in the face of this here truth tellin’ – popping up as it did in the Letters To The Editor section of today’s Christchurch Press ] Lift The Blanket Of Sorrow & See War’s Reality For near-on […]
A great deal of ambiguity, conflict and promise surrounds humanity’s use of energy. Wars are fought over access to sources of energy, freedoms are repressed in order to maintain control over access to energy, and the planet is poisoned while we refuse to renegotiate our addiction to particular forms of […]
Report from Bil’in : ’soldiers showed no discrimination with their firing, shooting directly at the faces of the protestors’ by Adam Horowitz on April 23, 2010 Today’s demonstration marked the culminating event in the Fifth Bil’in International Conference for Palestinian Popular Resistance, which began on Wednesday, April 21 with a […]
[ ‘The Lion Hunt’ – 1616 ] On this day in history, 394 years ago – on April 23rd, 1616 to be exact – the two greatest European writers of all time shuffled off this mortal coil. Both were famous for sidestepping or deflating the sacred narratives and windy generalities […]
[ you may just want to pop the jug on and then settle in for this one … ] Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary brought Chris Hedges to their Poverty Scholars Strategic Dialogues on Media and Religion and he delivered a monumental address urging the poor deal effectively with […]
More info: https://october15thsolidarity.info/surveillance https://stopthebillnow.blogspot.com/ Download and print for the protest march: ‘What’s all the fuss about the Search and Surveillance Bill’ (A4 doubles-sided tri-fold leaflet, 328kb)
[ … & just what’s wrong with allowing -ANYONE- to be able to hold you at gunpoint from orbit – anytime they bloody well feel like it ]