Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Lies. And lies. And lies.
The reality: Gambling banks, hedge and pension funds spike global food prices: “The World Development Movement blames banks, hedge and pension funds for betting and gambling on food commodities and forcing the price of basic food items to soar causing global hunger and poverty to increase.
Sunday, 7 October 2012
Close to post-election here in BR: One of the goals promised:
REDUCE RUBBISH ON THE STREETS.
That doesn t seem to include leaflets for tonight s election I suppose.
Monday, 1 October 2012
“Mr. Hoshino?” Nakata said, breaking the silence.
“What is it?”
“The sea is a really nice thing, isn’t it?”
“Yeah, it is. Makes you feel calm.”
“Why is that?”
“Probably ’cause it’s so big, with nothing on it,” Hoshino said, pointing. “You wouldn’t feel so calm if there was a 7-Eleven over there, or a Seyiu department store, would you? Or a pachinko place over there, or a Yoshikawa pawnshop? But as far as the eye can see there’s nothing – which is pretty darn nice.”
(Kafka on the Shore)