Selected reading (02/06/09)June 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm | Posted in Misc. | 1 Comment
So I’m going to start dating my link dumps, since I only just realised that it must be really confusing just seeing the same post title over & over again, but with different content.
Sorry if it gets a bit quiet ’round here this week; there’s quite a few little jobs that I can’t afford to put off any longer, and then I’m spending the weekend in Bristol for a friend’s pre-wedding festivities. Yes, I mean ‘stag weekend’, but I don’t think the name stag really applies to me – if I were to star in a remake of Bambi, I’d probably be cast as Thumper. Anyway…
Mark Easton reports on the BBC’s poll of public attitudes towards politicians.
On MPs expenses, David Aaranovitch believes he’s ‘got it’, and will now explain how you, lowly peasant, can ‘get it’, too.
The BNP stay classy, intimidate Church-goers.
Gareth Young writes to Lib Dems about constitutional reform.
Feministing highlights a new report about mothering in American women’s prisons.
- Dean Baker pours cold water on those ‘economic recovery’ stories.
- M.J. Rosenburg reports that Congress’ Likud Democrats are already telling Obama to back off Israel
- Scott Morgan on the US’ politically-charged attempt to extradite a Canadian marijuana activist.
- And The Onion discovers that those gays are a devious bunch.