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An open letter from bunnie, author of Hacking the Xbox: | No Starch Press

54 words by attila written on 2013–03–11, last edit: 2013–03–11, tags: hacking, pigs, rights, system

An open letter from bunnie author of Hacking the Xbox: | No Starch Press.

Well-written criticism of the US Justice system posed as an open letter where the author coincidentally states he and his publisher are making the electronic version of his book on hacking xboxes freely … read more

Behind Paraguay’s coup - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

18 words by attila written on 2012–07–27, last edit: 2012–07–27, tags: agro, latin, left, poor, rights, soy

Behind Paraguay’s coup - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Sadly this is why a lot of people hate soy. … read more

Dershowitz versus Gaza - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

24 words by attila written on 2012–11–21, last edit: 2012–11–21, tags: gaza, pigs, rights

Dershowitz versus Gaza - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Good piece a handy collection of outrages and references. Dershowitz has always been a true blue pig. … read more

Farming subsidies: this is the most blatant transfer of cash to the rich | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

95 words by attila written on 2013–07–01, last edit: 2013–07–01, tags: agro, finance, food, poor, rights, system

Farming subsidies: this is the most blatant transfer of cash to the rich | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian.

This is a kick-ass piece from a kick-ass dude: George Monbiot. I haven’t been following his blog at … read more

Halloween decorations carry haunting message of forced labor | OregonLive.com

167 words by attila written on 2012–12–26, last edit: 2012–12–26, tags: capitalism, china, empire, globalization, rights, system

Halloween decorations carry haunting message of forced labor | OregonLive.com.

It is impossible for me not to be skeptical but even so the best possible face you could put on this would be: some English-speaking person faked a note by an internee at a Chinese forced labor camp and … read more

Human rights at war in Syria - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

55 words by attila written on 2012–08–08, last edit: 2012–08–08, tags: empire, rights, syria

Human rights at war in Syria - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Yet another excellent column by Barkawi calling out hypocrites and self-serving hand-wringing pols that desperately want to keep the genie in the bottle. I wonder how much shit he’s caught for his last … read more

India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

125 words by attila written on 2013–09–24, last edit: 2013–09–24, tags: agro, asia, crash, env, food, poor, rights

India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

I feel compelled to post a pointer to any article I find by Vandana Shiva. She is a pissed off old campaigner for sensible non-corporate food on all levels. She also tirelessly calls out the powerful on their greed incompetence and arrogance when it comes to making decisions that destroy access to food for millions of people. I don’t understand how she maintains such a positive attitude as she is frequently writing about some of the most horrible things. In this article she is pointing out yet again the real reasons behind the “reforms” in India and what they really mean to millions of the poorest hungriest people on the planet. … read more

Mahmoud Abbas’ real “accomplishment” was not the UN vote on Palestine - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

90 words by attila written on 2012–12–03, last edit: 2012–12–03, tags: hamas, palestine, pigs, rights, system, un

Mahmoud Abbas’ real “accomplishment” was not the UN vote on Palestine - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

This guy is plenty angry and I don’t blame him. He writes well and although I generally find writers that constantly refer to their own … read more

Obama’s rogue state tramples over every law it demands others uphold | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

76 words by attila written on 2013–09–10, last edit: 2013–09–10, tags: pigs, rights, syria, system, wot

Obama’s rogue state tramples over every law it demands others uphold | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian.

THANK YOU George Monbiot. Once again in a sea of mealy-mouthed bullshit and cluelessness there are a very few people who actually say … read more

Rove: NSA surveillance is OK because fictional cops do it on TV shows | The Raw Story

75 words by attila written on 2013–06–17, last edit: 2013–06–17, tags: empire, pigs, rights, sheep, system

Rove: NSA surveillance is OK because fictional cops do it on TV shows | The Raw Story.

Thank you Mr. Rove for finally saying out loud what has been obvious for a long time to anyone with two neurons left to rub together. The … read more

The ‘sunk costs’ of a profit-driven prison system - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

27 words by attila written on 2012–05–29, last edit: 2012–05–29, tags: empire, prison, rights

The ‘sunk costs’ of a profit-driven prison system - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Well-written factual piece full of good links and numbers from an ACLU person. … read more

Violent economic ‘reforms’ and the growing violence against women - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

82 words by attila written on 2013–01–01, last edit: 2013–01–01, tags: agro, capitalism, rights, system, women

Violent economic ‘reforms’ and the growing violence against women - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

A privatised corporate state must rapidly become a police state. … An economics of deregulation of commerce of privatisation and commodification of seeds and food land and water women and children … read more


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