Famous quote – “If only there were evil people…”

Todays Famous quote … Alexander Solzhenitsyn If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a … Read more Famous quote – “If only there were evil people…”

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani ‘at home’ pictures trigger confusion over her fate

Something dramatic has just happened, but there is considerable confusion as to what exactly is going on … the picture on the left is that that of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani with her son Sajjad at home. Why the confusion, well only a few days ago she was in Jail awaiting for her death sentence of … Read more Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani ‘at home’ pictures trigger confusion over her fate

Christopher Hitchens – On Wikileaks

Yesterday Christopher Hitchens wrote about WikiLeaks and all that has happened in Slate … here are a few snippits from it … The WikiLeaks founder is an unscrupulous megalomaniac with a political agenda. … The cunning of Julian Assange’s strategy is that he has made everyone complicit in his own private decision to try to … Read more Christopher Hitchens – On Wikileaks

Wikileaks Revolution

Heather Brooke, the campaigning journalist and writer who won a high court case against the House of Commons for the full disclosure of MPs’ second homes allowances (so I suspect you can guess her stance on all this) has written a very interesting article in yesterdays Guardian. As you might expect, there has been a … Read more Wikileaks Revolution

Wikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology

It is quite frankly fascinating to observe how technology has enabled one loan individual go to war against the US administration. This appears to have all started with the disclosure of the Iraq war documents last October that brought to light the “intimate details” of the conflict, where we soon learned some of the dirty … Read more Wikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology