You Don’t Want to Read this: Stop tactics that failed since 2001.

“(Let the US stop destabilizing 134 countries. Multinationals should not be State policies for dominion)

Understand the war, such as it is, is against a set of ideas — religious, anti-western, anti-imperialist — and you cannot bomb an idea”. You-tube Tony Benn RIP Stealth bombers are no different to suicide bombers – there must be another way forward. 14 years on and like a silent epidemic we do not know the hardship caused. Dr Annie Sparrow; The White Helmets tell us something of the barrel bombs that cause desolation in Syria.

Adonis Diaries

You Don’t Want to Read this: Stop tactics that failed since 2001.

In Paris and anywhere else

I join the world in grieving for the dead in Paris. I have grieved for the dead from 9/11 forward —

The Australians who died in terror attacks on Bali in 2005, Londoners who died in terror attacks in 2005,

The French citizens who died in the Charlie Hebdo attacks in January of this year,

The Russians whose plane went down over the Sinai a week or so ago. (And the most recent attacks in Beirut Borj Barajneh, and in Kenya?)

I grieve also for those killed in smaller attacks already smuggled deep into the obscurity of our memory.

(All the over 50 Palestinian youth shot at point blank for throwing stones in the last month?)

(And all the terror attacks that Lebanon witnessed since 2000?)

And so we Tweet hashtags and phrases…

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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.
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