role of international institutions

this morning’s epolitix summary highlights the following about Tony Blair’s trip to the US:
“Before heading back to the UK, the prime minister delivers a keynote speech setting out his views on the role of international institutions in an era of globalisation. Ahead of the speech, Blair said the international community needs to deal with global […]

silver surfers and the digital divide

publictechnology.net are running a story on how silver surfers are bridging the ‘digital divide. A new survey in Wales undertaken as part of the ‘Broadband Wales Programme‘ suggests that 84% of respondents said they felt their online ability is generally underestimated particularly by the younger generation. Silver Surfers Week is running from the […]

p.s. this site is optimized for Firefox

yes that’s right. Firefox that god of browsers. if you view it in Internet Explorer - you’ll probably see some really weird formatting.
solution - get firefox!!

free the free market please

it makes me laugh. we’re so stupid and we love accepting what we’re told without questioning the basics. ( what! you mean this doesn’t apply to just religious people?)
what’s so ‘free’ about the free market? please someone can you explain that to me and give me some simple answers?
there is no such thing - i […]

Web Braille petition - please add your voice!

Web Braille offers access to thousands of electronic braille books on the Internet for the use of eligible braille readers by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).On May 11th 2006 NLS made the following announcement on the Web Braille website:
“Because of technical and security difficulties, Web Braille […]

9/11 Pentagon video released

breaking news..
US Department of Justice is to release footage of the American Airlines Flight 77 crashing into the Pentagon. This comes after a Freedom of Information Act request by Judicial Watch - a conservative legal group/ ‘watchdog’. Word is this is to quell all the conspiracy theories that the Pentagon was never hit, and an […]

dulwich picture gallery

the main galleries of the dulwich picture gallery are open this sunday for free! as part of the dulwich arts festival from 10 to 5 p.m.

another interesting event that is part of the festival is ‘eco-vandalism‘ in Sydenham Hill Woods (the wood is located between Dulwich, Sydenham Hill and Forest Hill) - also on Sunday.
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Brick Lane - Baisakhi Mela 2006

Baishakhi Mela 2006
the eighth ‘Baishaki Mela’ takes place this Sunday 14th May between 11am and 7.00pm @ Brick Lane - which will be pedestrianised for the day.
“The Baishaki Mela is a unique festival, born out of the collective aspirations of a generation of Bengali people who wanted to celebrate the Bangla New Year. The […]

‘Multi-culture in times of war’

Tonight’s Public Lecture at the LSE is the Anthony Giddens Professor in Social Theory inaugural lecture - Professor Paul Gilroy is speaking on multiculturalism and conflict.
“Britain’s ‘multi-culturalism’ was officially pronounced dead in July 2005. The speaker will explore elements of its afterlife. This lecture will discuss some ways of approaching the social […]

Local elections 2006 - have your say

Local elections are held across the UK this thursday 4th may.
Seats in each of 144 District, Borough, Metropolitan Borough and Unitary Councils outside of London, and all seats on the 32 London Borough Councils, are up for election.
For a full list check out the Electoral Commission
Also see About My Vote
I know who I won’t […]