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BACK SOON

August 31, 2005 kim lien 0

Apologies for lack of posts; much work, very busy, etc. For US charity information following Hurricane Katrina, go here. For news and views on the Baghdad […]

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HOORAY FOR KYOTO!

August 30, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Kyoto is bad for trees: Wairarapa forest owners are being short-changed by the Government’s Kyoto policies, says Denis Hocking of the NZ Farm Forestry Association […]

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CATTLE BEG FOR LIVES

August 30, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi visits Mother Sheehan: Crawford, the home of President George W. Bush, is a sun-scorched hole of a backwater Texas town—a single […]

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SOUL MOURNED

August 30, 2005 kim lien 0

A student at a top Melbourne state school writes to Andrew Bolt: The day after it had become apparent the George Bush had won the US […]

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COLUMN CELEBRATES LOCAL CINEMA

August 30, 2005 kim lien 0

This week’s Continuing Crisis column for The Bulletin mentions Ned Kelly. Also in The Bulletin: delicious beagles and milk! UPDATE. It’s a goddamn basset hound, not a beagle! Stupid crustaceans all […]

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QUOTES OF AUGUST

August 30, 2005 kim lien 0

* Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean: I think if we had a three-word message right now it’d be, ‘We can do better.’ * Network Nine […]

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DANBY DISSES DREAMBOAT

August 29, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Michael Danby, Federal Member for Melbourne Ports, responds to claims that he’d attempted to censor author, journalist, and dreamboat Antony Loewenstein: I have made no […]

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GUEST POST

August 29, 2005 kim lien 0

Occasional commenter Bryan Law requests that he be allowed to address various issues. The following is published unedited: The Real Jeff S – “I wonder […]

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HURRICANE LATEST

August 29, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

or full Hurricane Katrina news please go to PunditGuy, now maintaining complete blog/video/audio coverage. (Go ahead and click, James Wolcott; you know you want to.) […]

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NONO TO KYOTO

August 28, 2005 kim lien 0

Kyoto, once the most popular Protocol of them all, is increasingly shunned: John Howard claims he has been vindicated over his opposition to the Kyoto Protocol […]

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PAY THE BILL

August 25, 2005 VA - Emmanuel 0

Tickets to Bill Clinton’s anti-poverty conference, to be held in September, cost $15,000 each. (Via reader JayL) Posted by Tim B. on 08/25/2005 at 08:18 […]

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ABLE DANGER RE-ABLED

August 23, 2005 kim lien 0

The Able Danger story gains another name: An active-duty Navy captain has become the second military officer to come forward publicly to say that a secret intelligence program […]

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THANKS, MICK

August 23, 2005 kim lien 0

The Age’s Michael Gawenda—who is usually mentioned here negatively—makes a hopeful point: Mick Jagger has written and recorded an anti-war song called Sweet Neo Con. Having read the lyrics, it seems […]

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COLUMN DEMANDS MEETING WITH PRESIDENT

August 23, 2005 kim lien 0

This week’s Continuing Crisis column for The Bulletin mentions Frank Sinatra, two-dollar hookers, Tim Brunero, Vesna Tofevski, Greg and David Mathews, Mother Sheehan, George W. Bush, Alan Ramsey, Robin […]

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INACTIVISTS

August 23, 2005 kim lien 0

We’re into Day 3 of the New Webdiary (unemployment edition) and so far, apart from ridiculous “opening statements” from eleven of its contributors, only one item has been posted. […]