Photo by: Iris Yuen by: Tom Prigg The Hong Kong protest has turned violent as police clash with protesters and journalist. Before now, the only signs of violence was the Sept 28th deployment of tear gas. That incident gave the protest it’s name, The Umbrella Revolution. The tactic only enraged the public bringing out tens […]
"Song of the Sausage Creature, Hunter on Supersport 900" by Ralph Steadman
Why does the media keep giving these scum bags a platform? They have one member of parliament, which is less than probably a dozen other parties and one policy. They aren’t revolutionary or progressive and Farage isn’t an ‘ordinary bloke’, he’s the son of a stockbroker from Kent. The fact that he’s portraying himself as ‘someone you can have a pint with’ just shows how deceitful he is. They aren’t even a protest vote, they’re peddling the same racist shit the Tories have been for decades, just with a simpler message. My only hope is that the inflated exposure that the party will get in the next year will just show people how idiotic they are.
A rare pig endorsement
Craig ONeal, Flickr Forget crocodiles and snakes, the real animal threat in Australia is wild pigs. At least if you’re camping. At a campground in Western Australia over the weekend, a feral pig gu…
the night of March 18, 1889, consisted of a small crowd of boozy, beery, pot-valiant, squalid, frowsy, sodden Whitechapel outcasts who shrieked and fought in a small hall in their district under the eye of a single policeman … All of the women had soiled red flags and handkerchiefs, which they waved in the air as they shrieked ‘Blood!’ in chorus. Then they would sink back into drunken indifference till the word ‘blood’ was mentioned again.
Michael J. Schaack, Anarchy and Anarchists (1889), pp. 682–3.
Can’t get enough of 19th century bourgeois descriptions of anarchists