Archives for December 2011

Happy Christmas (The war is not over)

It’s Christmas time again! Motor vehicles are adorned with reindeer antlers (or “thneeds” as I prefer to call them). Lots of people are sporting Christmas t-shirts, courtesy of Chinese sweatshops. Checkout aisles are full of people swiping credit cards. I was intrigued by one shopper buying a $12.00 ‘Peace’ word art – you know, the […]

Julian Assange: he’s not the messiah, he’s just my boy

Humanity’s historical record may be long but there is no doubt that Julian Assange and his small team have already changed the world.¬†Throughout history courageous people who have taken risks to challenge power and the injustices of its abuse have suffered terrible personal consequences, for there is nothing more terrifying for the power elite than […]