October 2007

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Bookfairs

This weekend it was the London Anarchist Bookfair as well as Edinburgh’s Independent and Radical Bookfair by Word Power. I was a bit disappointed that they both clashed, and the Edinburgh bookfair had less interesting events on than usual, but a whole lot of Palestine Solidarity and other more socialist tendencies. This year there was Read the full article…


Great international children’s book

Have created a list of great international children’s book on Amazon. I am just so shocked that a lot of my favourite children’s books are not recognised or known at all in British culture – like Pippi Longstocking for example or even Momo. Unfortunately I could not find the Turkish book I have read a Read the full article…


The Myth about F1 Hybrid Seeds

I have been busy swapping seeds on the Grow Your Own Grapevine Forum, and as I offered Red Onion seeds, I got into discussions about the fertility of F1 Hybrid seeds,  and Phreddy pointed me to this excellent article.


Developments in Chiapas

Jason reports from Chiapas that both Coca-Cola and Pepsi first take and then pollute the drinking water at their factories above San Cristobal de la Casas. At the same time BASTA reports on Indymedia Germany that the wave of repression towards the Zapatiastas has lately increased. SINALTRAINAL reports that violence is also increasing towards Coca-Cola Read the full article…


Usmanov bribes journalists…

Usmanov bribes journalists...

The Arsenal News Review reports Usmanov newest PR efforts: “On Tuesday, Alisher Usmanov flew the British press to Moscow in a private jet and put them up at the five-star Kempinski Hotel. An amazing stunt which many have dubbed a ‘charm offensive.’ The party of about 10 reporters included The Guardian (Matt Scott), The Daily Read the full article…