Looking at Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Ireland and pointing out that it’s sometimes small things that say loads about the big ones.
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Celebs Meddling In Politics. What Could Be Worse Than That?
Today we present more pearls of wisdom. From the Stirring Trouble team. Strange that everyone has forgotten the main rule of capitalism: if you can get away with it, you should. Once upon a time there were no banks in the world. And it was good. You mock their religion, and they just stare at you. You say something critical about their favourite footballer, and they go apeshit. All this talk about China becoming a superpower is rubbish. A communist […]
Dan Majestic writes from Islamabad: As the second most powerful public figure in the world, after Bono of U2, Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, of UN, visits the flood stricken Pakistan the whole world watches in amazement as this short, inarticulate man reads out a stark warning from a prepared text: I’m a busy man, you know, and I can’t spend all August visiting places that are covered with water. So get that money rolling in. Dodgy looking characters, calling themselves […]
We present the latest selection of breaking news items, from the Stirring Trouble team. It is still dominated by the news about President Barack Obama wining the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009. We add our voice that those of former winners, Kofi Annan and Desmond Tutu, in welcoming the award and condemn Lech Walensa, the Former Polish President who said that it was too early for Mr Obama to get a Nobel Peace Prize. What does he know? He’s a […]