It is very apparent there is an underlying intermittent fault on my phone line that after years has never been repaired, so in times of high wind (like now) my connection is tenuous, flickering on and off. Intermittent faults are the most tedious to diagnose and solve thus BT Open Reach are in no rush to even acknowledge it. Anyway that’s why I have no idea if this will even publish or when I can read and blog. That and now reports of inlaws electricity down the road going as this wind keeps up, so, sorry but a privatised telecoms infrastructure means this wee corner of the web is a bit wobbly right now. However in short order-
developing countries lose $160 billion they are owed through tax dodging by huge multinational companies every single year
Govt. funded (and part of the Prevent front for domestic surveillance of Muslims) Quilliam Foundation -illegally- files no tax returns
Woohoo Argentina, putting former leader Reynaldo Bignone on trial for kidnapping, torture and murder of 56 people at a military base. Yet again Latin America showing the rest of the world some moves we would do well to copy.
Our allies are killing us, gee do you think the Afghan war is perhaps not being portrayed honestly in our media?
Goldman Sachs were offloading their dodgy debt to suckers outside the US for years.
IMF keeps the neoliberal flame burning, this ‘crisis’ which as the above shows was no crisis it was easily foreseen is being used to further the ideology of the elite.
And there are short bursts of twittering twitter.com/TenPercent
PS. and of course fellow ‘domestic extremists’ remember remember the 5th of November! (or as some call it 5/11!)