gonna take a linking break to absorb all the stuff I've been reading, be back in a while in one form or another
meanwhile, the anarchists are going strong:
Lawrence anarchists to protest in N.Y.C.
Group shakes off visit from FBI agents, will go to GOP convention
Despite recent visits from FBI agents, more than a dozen people affiliated with a Lawrence anarchist group are planning to go to New York to protest the Republican National Convention.
and then there's africa:
At the moment, almost all the citizens of Darfur are trussed with chains and burned alive; over 1.2 million people have so far fled, 1000 people die daily, many of them of hunger-related diseases, while food and medical supplies hardly reach the people because of obstruction by the Sudanese government.
is it a genocide?
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Human rights groups and the US Congress say the Janjaweed are carrying out a genocide.
If the UN accepts that a genocide is occurring, it is legally obliged to take action to stop it.