Flight of the Conchords – “Sugalumps” from season two. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/) Continue reading
Month: February 2009
Saving the US banking system from nationalisation
Former Clinton treasurer Robert Reich believes the US government needs to get drastic to save the banking system. To wit, he prescribes: “a giant reorganization of the banks, in which their shareholders lose what little value they have left, their creditors get paid 20 cents or so on the dollar, and their assets are written … Continue reading Saving the US banking system from nationalisation
Johann Hari: Why should I respect these oppressive religions?
The right to criticise religion is being slowly doused in acid. Across the world, the small, incremental gains made by secularism – giving us the space to doubt and question and make up our own minds – are being beaten back by belligerent demands that we “respect” religion. Johann Hari: Why should I respect these … Continue reading Johann Hari: Why should I respect these oppressive religions?