The shooting in Arizona is yielding good mileage for the American 24-hour news machine. A familiar story arc is unfolding with all the features of a tragedy in 3 Acts that will keep news cycles busy for at least a few more rotations. First we had the day itself, producing hour after hour of re-hashed [...]
An easy entry for me: it’s all been said.
The full interview: www.johannhari.com – Long, but well worth the read.
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“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored”, said the author Aldous Huxley. When it comes to our collective impact on the Earth’s natural environment, however, ignoring the facts seems to be quite the normal thing to do.
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We all knew it anyway. Here lies the explanation behind the ridiculous behaviour of a cretin named Kenneth.
I can only describe Friday evening as the re-birth of a movement. It was the launch of ‘The Equality Movement’, established by myself and hip-hop artists Logic and Lowkey, and the room was packed with 600 people, with an overwhelming proportion of youth and ethnic minorities.
On Saturday, Gabrielle Giffords, the US Democratic Representative for Arizona’s 8th District was shot in the head alongside 11 other victims, in a public attack that is occurring with growing regularity in America.
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No names here. I don’t wish to give him the satisfaction. An ex-Big Brother housemate who pretty much nobody has ever heard of, nevermind recognise, has displayed over the last week what can only be described as a sickening desperation for attention.
Just back from an overnight stay in Oldham. I was sent there at short notice for the by election and needed somewhere to stay, so drove to the Manchester Street Travelodge to ask for a room. No chance.
Though they had empty rooms, the man behind the counter told me I was not going to be [...]
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