Monthly Archives: August 2007
John Pilger’s latest. Runs an hour and a half.
“Radio Bemba”, with special guest appearance by the EZLN (Zapatista) guerrillas.
Some people just pop a Viagra. Some pop a…well, a popper. This guy decided to pop the weasel in a less than appropriate location. A couple having sex on a "Super Spiral" ride at York’s Wild Kingdom "horrified" a mother … Continue reading
Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for Dr. Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia and winner of this week’s Buzzflash “Wings of Justice” award:
Looks like that whole immunity-for-ex-paramilitaries thing isn’t working out so well in Colombia. Whatta surprise: A US court has requested the extradition of former Colombian paramilitary boss Carlos Jimenez. The move comes a few days after Jimenez, alias Macaco, was … Continue reading
The Montreal Gazette is shocked, SHOCKED that what I’ve long known–that it’s never a riot till the cops show up to get the violence started–might actually be true: Every time protesters gather at such meetings – notably at Seattle in … Continue reading
This is what happens when you don’t educate the public enough about AIDS. Some AIDS victims are being buried alive in Papua New Guinea by relatives who cannot look after them and fear becoming infected themselves, a health worker said … Continue reading
With Spanish subtitles. Try to keep your eyes dry.
It couldn’t happen to a nicer guy: Bolivian author Nestor Taboada (“Tierra Martir – Martyr Land”) stressed the importance of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ candidature for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize does justice to all Latin American farmers, poor people … Continue reading
Poor Yahoo News. They’re so confused. On the one hand, they report that “Dean leaves Mexico relatively unscathed”; on the other, “Hurricane robs Maya of vital fruit trees”. What are we to make of this, other than that, as usual, … Continue reading