Say what? Greek disability groups expressed anger Monday at a government decision to expand a list of state-recognized disability categories to include pedophiles, exhibitionists and kleptomaniacs. … The Labor Ministry … Continue Reading Greek austerity measures don’t extend to pedophiles, flashers and thieves
Remember Burma? Remember those two days when the media actually paid attention to a story outside of the U.S. or Iraq? What have they (we) missed? At best, a forced … Continue Reading “What Happened to All the Monks?”
While we’ve turned our attention elsewhere, monks are being tortured as the junta continues its reign of terror: Monks confined in a room with their own excrement for days, people … Continue Reading Meanwhile, in Burma …
US President George Bush will risk angering China by attending a ceremony next week to award a Congress medal to the exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, at the bastion … Continue Reading Giving China the finger … finally
(Warning: lefty fashionistas ignorant of history should avoid the following post) Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of Che Guevara‘s death, an event that should be celebrated, not mourned. Yet the … Continue Reading A happy anniversary
(via the state-run newspaper in Burma) Boycott Beijing!
Government authorities are initiating a media campaign targeting citizen journalists who took footage of government brutality during the recent protests in Rangoon and distributed it to foreign media, according to … Continue Reading Getting worse in Burma