Poll: What's the best TV show of the decade... →
jhnbrssndn: (via wireporn) Fucking “Top Gear” is walking it at the moment; “The Wire” is running a poor second. VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!
George Russell | Jazz composer | Obituary | Music... →
I’ve been away this week so i only just heard about this - he died on Monday :(
DR WHO FANS REMINDED THAT IT’S FOR CHILDREN– DR WHO FANS REMINDED THAT IT’S FOR CHILDREN - The Daily Mash (via eldafto)
In Honduras, the rightwing has kept the masses of poor people at bay not through...– A Chance for Real Democracy in Honduras (via azspot) (via monkeytypist) (via jhnbrssndn)
"Britain's own Guantánamo" | Comment is free →
shadowfirebird: ‘Piece by piece, the truth is finally coming out about Britain’s own Guantánamo Bay – Diego Garcia. Today the human rights lawyers group Reprieve began a legal case on behalf of Saad Iqbal Madni, who they say was transited through the UK-controlled Indian Ocean island as part of the CIA’s secret rendition programme.’ ‘Months later, however, Reprieve and the Spanish newspaper El...
"No legal process for bouncer fines" | Comment is... →
shadowfirebird: ‘Norfolk magistrates were unaware that the police had accredited bouncers in the Prince of Wales Road area of Norwich, which contains many of the city’s clubs and pubs, because the police had not consulted either JPs or local judiciary. Suddenly bouncers belonging to a firm called Eventguard were handing out fines without any kind of formal procedure or transparency. Paul Allen,...
Socrates said that manual laborers make bad friends and bad citizens because...– From The Abolition of Work This is the original curse of mankind: to have to toil for our food. Until He who became our curse returns, our toil will remain. via guy: citigover (via davereed)
Mediation urged to stop repeat of G20 violence |... →
shadowfirebird: ‘Independent negotiators should settle disputes between police and protesters to stop a repeat of the violence at the G20 summit where thousands of demonstrators were contained for hours using the controversial tactic of kettling, a parliamentary inquiry proposes today. The report, by the joint committee on human rights, says police and demonstrators were to blame for failure to...
"Being green is no crime" | Comment is free →
shadowfirebird: ‘The Big Green Gathering was cancelled when the organisers voluntarily surrendered their license to hold a festival, granted by Mendip council on 30 June, after taking legal advice which told them they were powerless to stop a court injunction which would ruin the festival as a whole and several people in particular; namely the organiser Brig Oubridge and the farmer who had...
At Goldman we always round to the nearest $50 billion, so anything less than $25...– Michael Lewis (via soupsoup) Dictionary definition of “silly money”. (via jonathan-deamer) (via jhnbrssndn)
Makes no fucking sense at all! If I log in on different computers, it’s different every time!!!
uncertaintimes: Laurie Anderson - Born, Never...
You want to help the poor? Instead of giving GAP some cheap PR, get them to stop...– That reminds me of this, written by Richard Seymour in 2006 on the launch of Product (Red). Or (Product) Red, whatever the fuck it was called. What happened to that anyway? (via errorgorilla) (via jhnbrssndn)
Alice Coltrane - My Favourite Things From the...
Guess the Tumblr gods weren’t so happy with my last Tumbltwattery post - it’s just gone down by over 150!!!
aka Tumbltwattery - you still SMELL