Tuesday, 27 February 2007

Wednesday, 21 February 2007

Sunday, 18 February 2007

A look into the future that never was.

Thursday, 15 February 2007

Since September 11th, depictions of torture have become much more common on American television.

Before the attacks, fewer than four acts of torture appeared on prime-time television each year, according to Human Rights First, a nonprofit organization. Now there are more than a hundred, and, as David Danzig, a project director at Human Rights First, noted, “the torturers have changed. It used to be almost exclusively the villain who tortured. Today, torture is often perpetrated by the heroes."

The politics of the man behind “24.”


"in our names"

"Alleged bomb plotter claims two and a half years of interrogation UNDER US and UK SUPERVISION in secret prisons abroad"

"One of them took my penis in his hand and began to make cuts. He did it once, and they stood still for maybe a minute, watching my reaction. I was in agony. They must have done this 20 to 30 times, in maybe two hours."

"to stop the pain you will tell them anything they want to hear. anything."

"the argument favouring limited use of torture is contradicted by all of our experience. When torture is no longer absolutely prohibited, law enforcement attitudes change. Over time, the mentality that torture is acceptable comes to infect the entire system, and even persons accused of normal crimes get the same treatment as suspected terrorists…"
....Basil Fernando, the Executive Director of the Asian Human Rights Commission, a member of the world organisation against torture (OMCT) network

Wednesday, 14 February 2007

i feel better after i type to you

an un-edited reproduction
of the search queries of AOL user 23187425
from May 2006
Silvio Lorusso Bathroom Works
"every object the dominant-hand uses is photographed once and while used."

alberto frigo

"a pro-leisure and anti-wage-slavery group of people dedicated to exploring the question: why work? This site provides information, support, and resources for those looking for alternatives to traditional employment."

"We actively promote alternatives to the wage slavery mindset and what we call "The Cult of the Job" which automatically equates having a job with making a living......."
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