Say what you like about the Hamsa squatters, but their PR operation is slick, and I’m 99% sure the following graffiti is their work. It appeared roughly 24 hours after the outbreak of a riot at the Quatre Camins gaol here which left a deputy governor in intensive care:
The revolting state of Spanish prisons is one reason why the local press has in general not been indulging in grotesque schadenfreude over the dreadful pictures from Iraq, but hey, when a screw gets his head beaten in by a bunch of murderers and drugdealers, our trust-fund social revolutionaries know which side they’re on.
- Opinions elsewhere
There’s a good article in LaVa this morning by their man over the pond, Xavier Sala i Martín, in which he
- French revolution
With the Olympics only four years away, Beijing is keen to have us believe that Chinese policemen do not torture and
“A creamy dessert and espresso? Puff, puff.”
- Thomas More endorses the siesta
Of the twenty-four equal hours into which they divide the day and the night, the Utopians devote only six to work.
- Home schooling in Spain
God knows there are reasons enough to want to do it: school failure rates, currently 30% and rising; the lack of