UC Berkeley’s Harry Kreisler interviews historian and activist Howard Zinn. (2001) Series: Conversations with History
Archive for January, 2010
The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.”
Apple have just launched their iPad Tablet.
The best review, though, of all things Apple, comes from The Onion.
I came across the below clip by chance on YouTube. I knew Dusty had Irish origins and a most Irish name but I never knew she got around to doing Irish material. Here she takes up the baton from Margaret Barry (with a harp thrown in for good measure) :
It works on so many levels…
There’s a Valley in Spain called Jarama,
It’s a place that we all know so well,
It is there that we gave of our manhood,
And so many of our brave comrades fell.”
Among the heavy casualties taken by the poorly-equipped Republicans in the bloody battle at Jarama to save Madrid from Franco’s fascist army in February 1937 was […]
[ Libération cover from the day after Rohmer’s death ]
During the mid 80s Mozzer moaned about Channel 4’s late night programming in song - something or other about ‘plans for a future war’. I don’t remember that particular evening but I do have a (very possibly) distorted memory of there always seeming to be […]
This are now serious and empirically-based questions about the decision by the Government to overpay for property which will be bought by NAMA in an attempt to create a ‘floor’ for house prices.
According to this newspaper item published today:
Over 300,000 homes - more than double the official estimate - are lying empty around […]
At a well attended press launching in Dublin, human rights activists Andy Storey, Dennis Halliday and Benny McCabe outlined some of the history over the last ten years since Shell arrived in Erris, County Mayo, Ireland.
Human rights organisation AFri is calling for a suspension of all work on the Corrib project in Erris, County Mayo, […]