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Extreme Weather: The Maya and Us

Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy ravaged New Jersey and New York thousands of people are still without power, food or portable water and are dependent on the city, state and federal government, and increasingly on Occupy Sandy (the volunteers from Occupy Wall Street and related groups) for basic survival goods, writes Thomas Riggins.... [read more]

Camping Needs Solid Ground

LPJ's arts correspondent and resident philosopher, Stephen Gilbert, comments that an emphasis on celebrity is the prevailing television flavour of the age, infecting every genre of programming, whether appropriate or not... [read more]

Struck Dumb

Despite hurricane Sandy, neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney will speak about global warming. The danger this poses is huge, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Masterchef 2020 final

Masterchef 2020 final - it is wildly unfair that Sandy Tang didn't win... [read more]

Princely Visits

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the British throne, visited Israel this week.... [read more]

Unchangeable Constitution?

I find it incredible that ordinary US citizens believe that they have the right to keep and bear arms in this day and age writes Susan Walpole... [read more]

Rage, Lebanon, Rage

A poem by Dr Faysal Mikdadi... [read more]

Multi-Headed Dragon Monster Hominids Persist on Earth

The monster is a self-absorbed multiheaded dragon who in his conniving mind incredulously believes he is magnanimous... [read more]

Separation is Beautiful

It says the Likud is the most cunning instrument for keeping the Mizrahim down. That the endless rule of Binyamin Netanyahu, the very personification of the Ashkenazi elite... [read more]

The year we did our best to abandon the natural world

Emissions are rising, ice is melting and yet the response of governments is simply to pretend that none of it is happening, says George Monbiot.... [read more]

Obit: Never a Soft or quiet Russell

W Stephen Gilbert pays tribute to Ken Russell, the enigmatic, eccentric film director who died on Sunday. ... [read more]

Talking Politics with Hratche Koundarjian

First-time voter Chris Mason-Felsing met with Labour's Hratche Koundarjian to discuss Labour's Gernal Election prospects.... [read more]