Life in the angelocracy
tentacular: A disgusted Lucifer goads the spineless, time-serving, obsequious functionary angel Remiel for siding with a totalitarian status quo. ‘What would you have done, had I won?’ Lucifer muses. ‘Told me that you’d always supported me ideologically? That you were secretly cheering me on the whole time?’ So. Vince Cable, then. It’s for a less-than-virtuoso attempt to play Remiel’s game...
Thatcher’s anti-union laws, left in place by New Labour, are on the statute book...– at last | the m john harrison blog
Identities stripped: A: The more I think about it, the more aggravated I get...– nihilistic_kid: Too Funny for Facebook
tentacular: The scene: a mass demonstration in Tehran/Harare/Rangoon/Pyongyang/&c. The police are filmed shoving a 20-yr-old demonstrator with cerebral palsy from her/his wheelchair & dragging her/him across the pavement, to the horror of onlookers. Footage of this event is sneaked out & publicised. Accordingly, Iranian/Zimbabwean/Burmese/North Korean/&c state broadcasters cannot...
So, the BBC has responded to the furore over its ludicrous interview with Jody...– LENIN’S TOMB: Shameless
Soon after seeming to congratulate police for not shooting protestors, Boris...– Why these protests are more dangerous than politicians realise
The student protesters of this winter of discontent are my heroes. Instead of...– Student protesters: teaching the left’s old guard a thing or two | Billy Bragg
Inevitably, the ‘mob’ - the subject of official invective - is...– I am the mob
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-12-5) →
Blizzard Entertainment (14) The Great Explainer (12) Museum Mouth (10) Castevet (8) I Hate Myself (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
It is completely unsatisfactory for us as punters, as citizens, as taxpayers, as...– Trying to make sense of Julian Assange and Wikileaks « Enemies of Reason
Two hundred students from Goldsmiths, the Slade, St Martin’s, Camberwell...– New Statesman - Protesting the Turner Prize: is this the death of irony?
The president of the National Union of Students has refused help to student...– New Statesman - Student occupiers call on NUS president to stand down
rejectamentalist manifesto: Out of the mouths of... →
tentacular: If Naomi Klein, say, were to describe the fundamental job of television as ‘selling available human brain time to Coca-Cola’, the snorts of derision at such tedious & passé Dave Spartery would be deafening. Spoken, however, by the CEO of an actual television channel, describing…
Hundreds of angry protesters besieged Lewisham town hall in Catford last night,...– Lewisham anti-cuts protesters have been pushed to the edge | Richard Seymour
The set up as we got to Trafalgar Square was glaringly apparent. Police vans...– LENIN’S TOMB: Day X 2
Glenn Greenwald is strongly recommending this startling BBC interview with Bill...– Making Light: Holding US journalism in contempt (BBC interview quoted)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-28) →
Young Adults (31) Blyth Power (27) Go Rydell (24) Museum Mouth (20) Castevet (15) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz