Friday, February 20, 2009

Update: Guadeloupe

With fear that the militant protests in Guadeloupe will spread, French President Sarkozy offers concessions to the rioters. The people of Guadeloupe and the French disenfranchised don't play. The threat of riots are real and not uncommon, and provoke a quick response from the government. We'll see if this gesture is taken as a significant step or petty nod. [read more]

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Guadeloupe Rebellion against Neo Liberalism

The Caribbean Island joins the growing fed up masses (read about these militant badasses), and their brothers and sisters in Paris march in solidarity with them. Lovely.

Recession Will Lead To Rioting!

I didn't say it, this is from the mouth of former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, and while I couldn't care less about this man's opinion it is quite amusing. Zbigniew went on to add that America's rich people should start giving their money to America's poor, or else. Well done. [the link]

Monday, February 16, 2009

"Violent Extremism" in the Homeland

The new Director of National Intelligence has recently stated that the U.S. economic crisis is a bigger threat to national security than Al Qaeda. A deepening financial collapse could trigger, he said, a return to the “violent extremism” of the 1920s and 1930s. [read more]

Ooh, the prospects!

Let us give thanks to those terrorists of yore, to all the workers that gave their lives for eight hours of labor, eight hours recreation, and eight hours of rest, for dignity, and a life worth living. May we make such radical strides when our time comes, and snatch so much more out of the hands of the power, tear it out of their hands.

Laying it On the Line Worldwide

German riot police pushes back left-wing protesters during a demonstration against a far-right march in Dresden

Anti-government protest in Madagascar have turned deadly as police opened fire on protesters killing scores

Protesters throw stones at riot police standing behind an armoured personnel carrier during a protest in Istanbul