Love to all you readers from a very windy and wet Thanksgiving Day in Morocco at Casa Caleb! Winter seems to have arrived here on the Northern coast of Morocco in full force We’ve had some sunny days this week but the blowing wind has been a pretty constant roar. Winter has arrived and mediterranean sea is roiling. This part of Morocco (when the sun shines) is very beautiful. Even in the rain its a beautiful place, but I think D. say better weather here than I am seeing. Winter will pass soon enough. Continue reading →
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A few days ago, in the latest escalation over the its territorial dispute with Japan regarding several islands in the East China Sea, China unveiled a so-called “Air Defense Identification” zone, shown on the map below, which includes not only the Diaoyu/Senkaku islands in question, but stretches from South Korea all the way to Taiwan, and which requires that any overflights submit their plans to Beijing in advance. Continue reading →
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Uploaded on 27 November 2013 by Tom Lescher I’ve had enough of just getting by, Scraping and saving until I die, Having now unplugged from the matrix of lies, I see the world through whole new eyes. This New Moon in Sag on Monday is a time for sowing new beliefs having unplugged from old limiting ones from now until then. Time for it to sink in that the new future is inside each of us like a dormant seed waiting for the warmth and water of our conscious love and desire! There is nothing holding us back but us. Let ‘er rip! A big thank you to Jeff Oster for his music this week. Check him out at http://music.jeffoster.com This one, Enlightened Darkness is off the Surrender album.
James Corbett joins Leon Pittard of Fairdinkum Radio to discuss “Morality and the State.” In this wide-ranging discussion we examine the origins of the government’s so-called authority and how the fundamental immorality of the state impacts our own morals. We also discuss solutions, points of resistance, and how individuals can act independently of the state. Continue reading →
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JOE Hockey will be asked to stand behind Qantas’s debt in a move that would reduce costs for the national icon as it faces an onslaught from foreign-backed Virgin Australia.
Qantas is expected to seek the same kind of guarantee that the commonwealth provided to the nation’s banks during the global financial crisis – a move that could help protect the airline from any ratings downgrade flowing from the massive cut in profits expected by some analysts.
Egypts new constitution would strengthen the armys hand and could ban Islamist parties outright, according to a final draft published in state media, and the assembly writing the text said it was poised to finish its work on Thursday.
One human rights lawyer said it reinforced the armys status of state within a state.
A referendum on the constitution expected in December would be a milestone in the armys plan for political transition after it deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July.
The process would culminate in parliamentary and presidential elections next year.
Vatican City, 28 November 2013 (VIS) – The Holy Father has appointed Msgr. Alfred Xuereb as delegate for the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR) and for the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Organisation of the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See, in order to exercise a supervisory role and to inform the Pope, in collaboration with the Secretariat of State, on working procedures and on any initiatives taken.
The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J., emphasised that this appointment gives an official character to a role that Msgr. Xuareb has fulfilled for some time.
The developers of bitcoin are trying to show that money can be successfully privatized. They will fail, because money that is not issued by governments is always doomed to failure. Money is inevitably a tool of the state.
Bitcoin relies on thoroughly contemporary technology. It consists of computer-generated tokens, with sophisticated algorithms guaranteeing the anonymity, transparency and integrity of transactions. But the monetary philosophy behind this web-based phenomenon can be traced back to one of the oldest theories of money.