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May 2013, Page 2

Sacha Guitry Quote

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can’t face each other, but still they stay together.

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Screw Your Ding-Dong, Public Opinion!

Big media seems to always whitewash the sins of recent leaders upon their death, as of  Margaret Thatcher on April 8. Even this story about how the BBC refused to play the #1 top selling iTunes song as they did every single week because it demonstrated insensitivity to the “illiberal” politician.  … Read the rest

Kazoo River Spill

The horrors of spilled oil are even worse when it involves “dirty” oil sources.  The Kalamazoo River spill is an example of areas that can never truly be cleaned up completely.

Read part 1 of a series that won this year’s Pulitzer prize for national reporting.… Read the rest
Sister Teresa Forcade leads fight against corporate state

Spanish Nun Fights Austerity

“The current economic and political order has failed!” says Sister Teresa Forcades of  Spain’s “indignado” protest  against the excesses of capitalism.  Forcades is a Harvard-educated Catalan nun who resides at the convent Sant Benet. She and economist “indignant” leader Arcadi Oliveres have launched a political manifesto calling for the nationalization of banks and energy firms, housing rights and tough measures against corruption.… Read the rest