Assange Wins Peace Prize – Pardon?

The Sydney Peace Foundation has handed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange its gold medal for extraordinary achievement in promoting peace with justice. Excuse me while I throw up. The Foundation glowingly reports that this is only the fourth time in its history that the gold medal, its highest¬†honour, has been awarded. Foundation director Professor Stuart Rees …

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Well Done President Obama

Whenever I am at a social gathering, or any other kind of gathering, for that matter, and someone says ‘Violence never solves anything,’ I make an excuse (sometimes even a polite excuse) and go and look for someone else to talk to. That belief is indicative of such ignorance of history,¬†such a lack of understanding …

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