Sunday, November 26, 2006

"So far as the United States seems to be concerned, it is only a slight overstatement to say that Moslems and Arabs are essentially seen as either oil suppliers or potential terrorists." - Edward Said (1980)

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

if the function of the UN is to moderate conflict between nations, why is NATO fighting a war in Afghanistan? oil pipelines to Europe?

Monday, November 20, 2006

i've just removed my links to Al Jazeera -
their new site disappoints -
no Shujaat; culture and environment sections gone; bad design; bugs

if it ain't broke, don't fix it!

Thursday, November 16, 2006

for the UK to achieve full democracy it needs proportional representation, an elected second chamber and an elected head of state

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Tony Blair complaining about "poisonous propaganda"?

like the way he deliberately whipped up hysteria by claiming that Iraq could launch weapons of mass destruction at 45 minutes notice, so that he had an excuse to send British troops to Iraq?

Friday, November 10, 2006

the success of the Democrats in the US election results is a signal of hope to the rest of the world that the excesses of the Bush administration are coming to an end

Thursday, November 09, 2006

the US Government will refuse to admit there is a civil war in Iraq until after it has ended - then they will claim to have prevented it!

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

"I don't know there is a God."
- Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, BBC Radio 4, 31 Oct 2006

(if you need to find God, avoid religion and use entheogens)