I is a highly rated intellectual type person.
Children At Risk Foundation launch appeal to protect Haitian Street Children in the current state of upheaval.
Those who instigated the war in Iraq have the blood of Madrid on their hands.
As the polls close in Russia and the votes for anyone but Putin get swept under the carpet like chad-challenged ballots in Florida, Russian chess master Garry Kasparov makes moves that he hopes will result in an end game that preserves democracy in the former Soviet Union.
In the fracas that is Christmas, the anniversary of one of the Caribbean's most important historical events often goes widely unreported and unnoticed. 200 years ago, Haitian slaves rose up, and in one of the bloodiest coups in Caribbean history, wrested control of Haiti from the white oligarchy that the French Revolution supposedly equalised with the ordinary man.
Now we're getting to the truth of it. This isn't about indecency so much... it's about the squelching of thought or expression that the religious right does not find acceptable
Laurence joined us for dinner and Al on stage for an evening of incredible acoustic music. But I have to admit, perhaps the highlight of the evening (save the Marcassin Chardonnay) was minutes before Al and Laurence took the stage when Laurence was warming up and played perhaps the most amazing version of Layla I've ever heard.
bookofjoe has had a sheltered life...
This story's strength is not in it's angry portrayal of injustice, but in the gritty determination of the girls not to become victims to the racist policies of invaders and usurpers. We find definitive resistance and ultimately the victory of the human heart.
The last two movies I have seen on DVD were both sports movies. And that's about all they had in common.