Archive for June, 2012
We, the Most Powerful Nations of the World, having met face to face and flab to flab for two days in the beachside resort of Los Cabos Mexico, and having carefully avoided any difficult topics or trodden on any sensitive toes, are immensely proud to be able to now release our joint communiqué of enough [...]
Posted: 20 June, 2012 in Australian Politics, Economics, politics and government, values.
Tags: australia, economic values, Europe, G20, GFC, GFC2, global politics, Greece, hot air, Most Powerful Nations, obfuscation, political values, politics, powerful nations of the world, Spain, windfarm, windmills, world politics
So in the Cimitière Montmartre I found one of my heroes. Émile Zola That is to say, I found the memorial. He is interred at the Panthéon. Why a hero? Amongst his many writings Emile Zola wrote this, which is as relevant today in our political discourse and climate as it was almost [...]
Posted: 14 June, 2012 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Iraq, legal, Literature, politics and government, Racism, values.
Tags: Abbott, Alan Jones, Andrew Bolt, asylum seekers, Australian cultural values, Australian political values, Australian Values, boat people, climate change, crime, Culture, Dreyfus, Dreyfus Case, droits d l'homme, egalite, Emile Zola, France, fraternite, fraternity, global warming, government, History, Hockey, honesty, Howard, human rights, injustice, Iraq, j'accuse, justice, l;iberty equality, law, legal, legal values, Liberal, liberte, Literature, Media, military, miscarriage, montmartre, paris, political values, politics, press, public opinion, Rights of Man, truth, Zola