Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Sunday, 27 January 2013
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
We just completed a ten day trek in the Nepal Himalayas (more on that later) with nothing but our own wheezing breaths for accompaniment. There's very little electricity available, so no iPhone charging and mostly you actually do need to be aware of your surroundings, particularly our guide calling, "No! Other right!"
So these were the tracks in my internal jukebox. You'll notice twin themes of cold and lack of oxygen. Not an accident, that.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Monday, 14 January 2013
Sunday, 13 January 2013
Timesuck Sunday: Big business and government in bed or everything is way way more shit than you think
Britain's answer to Noam Chomsky briefly highlights the links between DfID and large scale agribusiness. Always knew the 'development' in DfID needed sarcastic quote marks. Full report here.
Naomi Wolfe on the FBI working hand in water cannon with corporations to crush Occupy. Full report here.
Government bodies and big pharma (as predicted) go after the lovely Ben Goldacre post-Bad Pharma, rather than deal with the issues he addressed.