“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” (Madeleine Albright, 1937 – )
As the anniversary of probably one of the most infamous responses in broadcasting history approaches, the woman who uttered it is shortly to be awarded “the highest honour” that America bestows upon civilians: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The MONDRAGON Corporation is a corporation and federation of worker cooperatives based in the Euskadi. Founded in the town of Mondragón in 1956, its origin is linked to the activity of a modest technical college and a small workshop producing paraffin heaters.
There will be no social progress if not from and for all.
Note: This video shows pics mostly from Spain as it tries to describe the beginning of the “Spanish Revolution” that started on May 15th 2011 (the map shows the tweets sent between the different cities during that month) and its continuation to other countries as well as we were inspired by the “arab spring”.
Charles Taylor, former rebel leader and head of state in the West African country of Liberia, was convicted on April 26 by the Special Tribunal on Sierra Leone. The court, held in the Netherlands, was ostensibly set up by the United Nations in conjunction with the Sierra Leone government.
Taylor’s conviction represents the first case in which a sitting political leader was removed and put on trial for supposed violations of both international and domestic law.
“…the US/NATO missile shield, which is not to be construed as a defensive project whatsoever, has the potential of being a first strike system that is able to knock out missiles that withstand a potential first strike by the US and NATO against other countries. Russia would seem to be the chief target for that.”
NATOs Rasmussen has said that the US global missile defense shield poses no threat to Russia after Russia reserved the right to make a preemptive strike against the facility.