Category Politics

Songs for Japan

Songs For Japan, is a non-profit album that’s been released on iTunes as a relief effort to benefit those affected by the recent devastation in Japan. Proceeds from  the sale of the album will go to the relief efforts of the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS).   For $9.99 and boasting a massive 38 tracks, old and new, […]

Japan Earthquake

Words cannot describe the images been broadcast in the news about the Japan earthquake. Watching someone’s home burst into flames and  float away, a cargo ship turn over on its side and  from a vantage point an image that looks like buckets of black paint is being poured over farmland, does not quite seem rooted […]

Jailbreak: Banksy [and me] help free Russian Art Group Voina

Dick captured by KGB – An enormous penis on a drawbridge in St Petersburg. It is opposite city headquarters of the FSB (ex-KGB) “They can do what they like with the penis – we don’t have copyright.” Leonid Nikolayev (Voina Art Group) My Interview with Voina: Last December I did an interview with the […]

Anne Lobert Interview at Don’t Panic

Annie Lobert is founder and president of the non profit organisation “Hookers 4 Jesus”, an outreach programme

North African Dissent

“Nothing goes off suddenly; even the earthquakes set in motion from the depth of the earth to the rooftops of villages.” Mourid Barghouti. Palestinian poet. Over 41 years ago in Czechoslovakia, 20 year old Czech student Jan Palach set himself on fire as part of a suicide pact to protest against Soviet invasion, which had […]