Who Really Owns the World

The organisation of global capital (Image: PLoS One)Next time someone blithers antisemitic, wild accusations about Jews running the world, here’s an article to which you can refer them. ‘The idea that a few bankers control a large chunk of the global economy might not seem like news to New York’s Occupy Wall Street movement and . . . → Read More if you dare: Who Really Owns the World

Shake, Rattle and Roll in Japan

Natural forces vs humans. Why build nuclear power plants near fault lines? Related Links When the tsunami hit – @julieposetti Location of that extraordinary #Japan #Tsunami video RT @gumb Kesennuma-shi, Miyagi-ken. Co-ords: 38.9089, 141.5698 # Japan earthquake: Footage of moment tsunami hit Before and after Japan’s Nuclear Crisis: Lessons for the U.S. All right, it’s . . . → Read More if you dare: Shake, Rattle and Roll in Japan

The Plank in Western Eyes Courtesy of The Elephant in the Room

Lloyds Bank is the target of protests since it has ceased the ability of Interpal to send aid to Gaza. In Bristol, protesters have forced the bank to close its doors. Suspect Paki has the story, and so does Syd Walker, who chronicles protests aimed at the BBC in England and Israelis in New Zealand. . . . → Read More if you dare: The Plank in Western Eyes Courtesy of The Elephant in the Room

5000 Years of History in the Middle East

This is an excellent animation which illustrates the fallacy of Zionist claims to Israel’s current terrortory. There’s a new book out challenging the fallacious Zionist narrative of Israel. What if the Palestinian Arabs who have lived for decades under the heel of the modern Israeli state are in fact descended from the very same . . . → Read More if you dare: 5000 Years of History in the Middle East

Boycott Israel & Their Supporters

We have boycotted Israeli products as far as practicable for all our lives – for the oppressive Occupation and brutality perpetrated by the apartheid pariah state has been going on that long. Perhaps at this point we should make it clear that we regard all people as deserving of human rights and justice, regardless of . . . → Read More if you dare: Boycott Israel & Their Supporters

Congressman Keith Ellison – understanding the Palestinian narrative

Keith Ellison, a US congressman for the state of Minnesota and the only Muslim to be elected to US congress, talks to Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi about the Israeli offensive in Gaza and why he feels so few US politicians understand the Middle East. Ellison also draws attention to possible US complicity in war . . . → Read More if you dare: Congressman Keith Ellison – understanding the Palestinian narrative

Kevvie, U and I

This is the week Kevvie’s fortunes will be decided. If he can’t swing the National Conference in favour of whacking the no new mines policy, the rodent will be in like Flynn with a walloping wedgie. While Garrett and Albanese continue to fight the good, if completely misguided, fight, Kevvie is confident. Why aren’t these . . . → Read More if you dare: Kevvie, U and I

National Summit on Climate Change

Kevvy has a new site up for airing the outcomes, transcripts and vids from the ALP’s National Summit on Climate Change. Sadly, there’s no facility for interaction, no forums, no blogs. Despite their apparent fascination for broadband tech, as media whiz Trevor Cook points out, Kevvy’s team is behind the net-times! Nevertheless there’s some interesting-looking . . . → Read More if you dare: National Summit on Climate Change