Monday, May 31, 2010

The Absurdity of Man


JW

On-board video of Gaza Freedom Flotilla stormed by Israeli Military




Jewish military kill civilians delivering aid to the Gaza strip. This occurred, according to news sources, in international waters.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Yes, The Internet Is Rotting Your Brain

http://www.salon.com/books/laura_miller/2010/05/09/the_shallows/

"Concentrated, linear thought doesn't come naturally to us, and the Web, with its countless spinning, dancing, blinking, multicolored and goodie-filled margins, tempts us away from it."

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Net Neutrality a 'government take over'?



The corporatist's new strategy to fight against net neutrality is to claim that the government wants to "take over" and "regulate" the internet.  I read an article in the Washington Post last week that was making this corporatist argument and was appalled.  But I did not realize, after reading that article, that it was becoming a right wing talking point.  Just read this today:

And here's a bullsh*t commercial trying to convince us that net neutrality is a bad, evil, government take over.



Bloggers unite!

p.s. we all know what happens when corporations convince our government to "de-regulate".  
Just look at Wall Street, our economy, and the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.  
These are results of "de-regulation". AT&T etc. want to be able to charge websites extra
money to allow them to run at working speeds.

MM

New Underwater footage of BP oil leak at the source




Gulf of Mexico. It's interesting. Exxon is still tainted in our minds from the Valdez spill in Alaska in '89.  
But from my reading, Exxon is now actually the safest oil company out there with fewer spills and accidents 
than any other.  That's because after the Valdez disaster they stopped scrimping on safety spending.  
BP on the other hand... BP spends the most money on advertising to convince us that they are 
actually "green" and environmentally friendly, yet they have one of the worst 
records for spills in the last decade or so. Why? Because they don't spend money on 
safety precautions. I'll see if I can find the article in which this was discussed.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Take a Walk

Just five minutes of exercise in a "green space" such as a park can boost mental health, researchers claim.






article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8654350.stm
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