An Abolitionist’s Disgust

I’m not really sure what to say; I’m trying to deal with a lot of my own health issues and frankly I find American politics detrimental to my remission; it’s too much to expect me to be civil and engaging with people who are so wrapped up in their need to defend themselves against their […]

Inside the Birdcage – June 17, 2017

So it’s been busy times for me. Lots of physio, and adjusting to a new environment. Trying not to pay too much attention to Trump and the Russians; it’s not like any of this is news to me, right? The Chinese recently put quantum encrypted satellites in orbit; I can’t help but wonder if the […]

Escape from Stormcage – January 25, 2017

I ran into a representative from Doctors Without Borders on my way after buying luggage tags and locks for my trip to Washington DC next month.  He was entirely charming and it was a real delight to talk to someone whose as passionate about human rights as I am, and he encouraged me to talk […]

Oil Divestment, terror, and pensions

One of the terms you sometimes encounter in counter terrorism is the phrase climate terrorism.  This actually refers to the overall change in the climate which contributes to social and domestic problems and contributes to a nation’s inclination towards violence, since violence is born out of desperation, and climate change destroys the future of communities. […]

So you can’t afford food

One of the things that never ceases to amaze me is an odd law called the codex allimentarius, which was set down like a century ago under British trade laws and somehow became incorporated into pharmaceutical and food laws today internationally, probably through the East India Trading Company and Lloyds of London. The codex basically […]