Monthly Archives: July 2007
I think this is satirical, but it’s strangely depressing anyway.
Although, if you ask me, I’d say his tears are of a distinctly crocodilian variety… Peru’s President Alan Garcia has said his government has not done enough to improve the lives of the poor. In a speech marking his first … Continue reading
What do you get the guy who’s got…well, pretty much everything? A nice trophy, like this replica of the Copa America?
Ahem. To the tune of Depeche Mode’s “People Are People”:
Contradictions between right-wing assertions and fact are such fun, especially when they’re blatant. Check out, for example, the gulf between this assertion… President Alvaro Uribe said Friday that Colombia’s institutions are now free of infiltration and corruption by right-wing militias … Continue reading
An homage to the Liberator, on the 224th anniversary of his birth. The ballad is by Ali Primera.
From Indonesia, an unfortunate meeting of First World technology with Third World thinking… Lawmakers in Indonesia’s Papua are mulling the selective use of chip implants in HIV carriers to monitor their behaviour in a bid to keep them from infecting … Continue reading
John Pilger’s documentary of several years ago is still relevant today: Warning: extremely explicit and gruesome. Does not show the Israeli military in a good light, but in an honest one. What really grabbed me here was how much the … Continue reading
A half-hour video exploring the use of napalm (which nobody calls it anymore, but which in fact it is) at Fallujah.