Refugee Trauma: Australia’s Remorseless Detention Camp on Nauru

Originally posted on Counter Information:
Leaked Incident Reports By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Global Research, August 10, 2016 “Do I have to kill myself to go to Australia?” — Asylum seeker, Nauru, March 2, 2015 Human sensibility has been given another sound beating with the leak of 2,116 incident reports from Australia’s remorseless detention camp on Nauru.  The reports total some 8,000 pages covering the period of May 2013 to October 2015 and were published by the Guardian on Wednesday.[1] The newspaper notes that children are heavily, in fact “vastly over-represented in the reports” featuring in a total of 1,086 incidents despite making up only… Continue reading Refugee Trauma: Australia’s Remorseless Detention Camp on Nauru

soup for tuesday on weak-ass wednesday

Originally posted on DONZO'S GUERRILLA GRAFFICA:
Trumpf! The Donald Trumpf Wins Soup-For-Tuesday! Big bold screaming headlines announce much ado about nothing. Killary Sweeps Bernie! Campaign Is Over – AmeriKKKa loses! The punditry is foaming at the mouth and according to sentiments expressed by ABCBSCNNBCMSNBC and of course FauxNews, the amerikan people should be weaping bitter tears while wearing sackcloth and rolling in the ashes of media burning. Even amerika’s turd-blossom, the renowned asshole that shilled for Buckaroo Bush the interminable Karl Rove, is a worrying serious worry that Trumpf can’t be stopped. The Trumpf most certainly can be stopped.… Continue reading soup for tuesday on weak-ass wednesday

Nobody’s going to fantasize about Jerry Hall now, boasts Murdoch

Originally posted on Flibbertigibbet News:
Anyone who once carried a flame for the Texan socialite, is now facing the unpleasant prospect of a liver-spotted antipodean toad leering into view.  Not content with listening in to our phone calls, Rupert Murdoch’s… Continue reading Nobody’s going to fantasize about Jerry Hall now, boasts Murdoch

HIGH SOCIETY: The Model-T Was Designed to Run on Hemp Fuel – Which Henry Ford Grew

Originally posted on RIELPOLITIK:
Source – thehempire.com – Rudolf Diesel, the inventor of the diesel engine, designed it to run on vegetable and seed oils like hemp; he actually ran the thing on peanut oil for the 1900 World’s Fair. Henry… Continue reading HIGH SOCIETY: The Model-T Was Designed to Run on Hemp Fuel – Which Henry Ford Grew

Paris: You Don’t Want to Read This

Originally posted on Counter Information:
November 15, 2015 “Information Clearing House” –  You don’t want to read this, and I take no pleasure in writing it, and no one really wants to hear it right now. But I believe it needs to be said. I join the world in grieving for the dead in Paris. I have grieved for the dead from 9/11 forward — the Australians who died in terror attacks on Bali in 2002, Londoners who died in terror attacks in 2005, the French citizens who died in the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January of this year, the… Continue reading Paris: You Don’t Want to Read This

Nine Thoughts On the TPP Agreement Being Reached Today

Originally posted on Counter Information:
By Nick Dearden October 05, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “Global Justice Now” – Stepping back from details, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the biggest trade deal in a generation and part of the same ‘new generation’ of trade deals asTTIP. There are 12 countries involved across the Pacific Rim, including the USA, Japan, Canada and Australia. Like TTIP, it goes well beyond ‘trade’ in the narrow sense – its primary purpose is to rewrite global economic rules in favour of capital – and not just for the countries involved. Other countries already want to… Continue reading Nine Thoughts On the TPP Agreement Being Reached Today

The TPP: If it’s so Good, why is it so Secret?

Originally posted on The Gutter Trash:
From the interwebs… The TPP agreement is just another shot in the century long campaign by the US elites and multinationals to form the world in their image. As others have already said, the principal pre-occupation of those groups since before the end of the Second World War has been to prevent the emergence of any other power that might challenge the ability of the US to run the world in the interests of that group. That goal is reflected in thousands of US planning documents since that time. It has also been reflected… Continue reading The TPP: If it’s so Good, why is it so Secret?

Reaching Out to the World

Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Welcome. I see you’re from Earth. That’s great, because I want to have visitors from all over the world. So, here’s what I’d like to do. It’s my Reaching Out to the World Project. I’m sure you’re from somewhere on that map. Well, I’d like you to do a few simple things for this project. It’s really easy. First, leave a comment on this post saying which country you’re originally from. Second, share this post on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit, and so on. Reblog if you like. Third, and this is… Continue reading Reaching Out to the World