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November 05, 2008

Can we fix it?


Yes we can!
It is in the WE that the change lies.

Posted by mehrdad at 12:14 PM | Cartoons | Politics 2008 |

August 13, 2008

No To War, Yes To Beach Volleyball

Hours after their nations had declared an uneasy truce in the disputed border region, Russia and Georgia fought a battle in bikinis in Beijing. Meanwhile, President Bush spanks a US Olympic beach volleyball player.

Posted by mehrdad at 12:18 PM | Politics 2008 |

June 17, 2008

Consumer culture


For those of you who haven't seen it yet, The Story of Stuff is worth watching. It is a 20-minute, fast-paced online video that explains the truth about consumer culture. Written by Annie Leonard, the film was produced by Free Range Studios the makers of other socially-minded, web-based films such as Grocery Store Wars.

>> Watch the The Story of Stuff video here

Posted by mehrdad at 01:18 PM | Politics 2008 |

June 12, 2008

42-days detention


The UK government's controversial proposal to extend the time a terror suspect could be held without charge to 42 days was passed in the House of Commons with a majority of nine. Does 42 signify something? Perhaps they think they could get the answer to everything. According to Douglas Adams' book HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy the answer is Forty-two.

Posted by mehrdad at 05:37 PM | Politics 2008 |

June 06, 2008




1. Acknowledging a mistake. An exclamation of mild surprise or of apology.


1. Oops
2. Whoops
3. Public's money

The leader of the Conservative Party's Members of the European Parliament has quit that role after he admitted breaking expenses rules.
>> read the news here

Posted by mehrdad at 02:15 PM | Politics 2008 | Word of the week |