Tuesday 17th of July 2018

for some, peace is a "dirty word"

the times...

OffGuardian was founded on the idea that the media should be held to account, corrected, fact-checked and interpreted. A lot of the time that’s job that needs to be done.

and the world was forever in love...

love

Created by critically-acclaimed animator Bill Plympton, the cartoon is part of a three-part series entitled ‘Trump Bites’ which riffs on Mr. Trump’s absurd utterances to illustrate the president’s tumultuous inner life of paranoia, narcissism and xenophobia.

taxing times and aussie bums...

taxing times

Sean Ashby sold his house to start making underpants.

healing humanity...

Aesculapius

with the medicine god Aesculapius

 

Looking after our selves is a hardcore business. More often than not, we don’t really care about our health. Here I am talking about men. Most women I know have a couple of pharmacies inside two cupboards at home. All the pills, liquids and powders that were ever invented since the god Aesculapius and his disciples are there, awaiting their expiry date, or be taken as prescriptive potions with a religious devotion, morning, noon and evening.

 

hatchet panoramic job from the BBC.... "in the UK, we can say whatever shitty lies we want"...

tv

The BBC flag-ship documentary series “Panorama” has long been a stalwart of state-funded television propaganda. They can always be relied upon to tell us what we’re supposed to think. In 2013, just days before the Commons vote on military intervention in Syria, BBC aired “Panorama: Saving Syria’s Children”, a shambolic piece fiction designed to outrage the public into war.

supporting the local battling industry of cronyism...

cronyism

The Pentagon’s crony capitalism, aka military procurement, never sleeps.

the oak tree pyre of hercules...

oak leaves

It is interesting to contemplate the fact that the same thing that is causing the glaciers to melt and the inundation of low-lying areas — industrial, technological, and economic progress — is an intrinsic part of the same phenomenon that is dissolving religions, families, politics, and so forth.

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