Thoughts on politics, religion, violence, inequality, social control, change, and random other things from an autonomous, analytical, adopted, abolitionist, anarchist who likes the letter A

Things You Might Have Missed

May 21, 2010 By: Mel Category: Misc

The whole Rand Paul brouhaha has started some great convos on the internets, like at Alas! and Womanist Musings.

This New Yorker article is one of the most reasonable things I have read on Cuba in …well…ever.

Hilarity of the week goes to the 5,200 Mexicans who registered their cell phones under the name of President Felipe Calderón.

Colombian trade unionist Liliany Obando is still rotting in jail, but nothing to worry about with our Colombian trade agreement, right?

George Donnelly is also facing jail time for filming police harassment.  There’s a collection for his legal fees, if any of you has a few extra bucks.

What kind of f’d up world do we live in where people think it is o.k. to die over a tube of toothpaste?

Beautiful post on choptensils about men and violence.

And to leave you on a positive note for a change, some guy just gave his business to his employees.  Take that Ben and Jerry.