I wrote this post at the airport while waiting for my plane:
One of the comments on our Indiegogo campaign page mentioned the need for good music; it was a passing mention, but it got me thinking about a song I remember and still enjoy: Istället för musik, Förvirring by Bob Hund. The translation of […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
What makes this movement so special and, from my perspective, so poignant, is that there are no enemies here.
Some of you will have been beaten or arrested by the police. Non-protesters may have had personal property damaged during the course of these events. The police may have had abuse or […]
I’ve been watching as the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City gains momentum. Worldwide, similar movements centred on similar flash points of discontent have been bubbling up. I attended the first day of the Occupy London protest, and I filmed some footage I have compiled into a short film which […]
It is the way of all movements, no matter how well-intentioned, to pass over time into self-serving corruption. Many years ago it was realised that without a common medium of exchange, the melon farmer would only be able to get shoes from a cobbler who wanted melons. Over time this basic concept of money as […]
On Wednesday September 21st 2011, The Irish Examiner ran an editorial by Steven King (not the horror author) on the world reaching 7 billion people. All personal politics aside, the main problem with the article was that it was in many places a direct copy of a speech delivered by Brendan O’Neill, the […]