Friday, March 11, 2011

whats up - NEW BLOG

launched a new blog today:

After the first few posts it became basically a news blog about the ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe with related nuclear news and commentary - not so random anymore, and becoming progressively more activist... > GO

here are the first 5 entries -

whats up: ring of fire

"The 'Ring of Fire,' also called the Circum-Pacific belt, is the zone of earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean - about 90% of the world's..." - "Japan sits atop deadliest section of Ring of Fire"

whats up: Dumki Jacoba

Wojciech Jacob Jankowski

"'Dumki' emerged in 1994 - 99th Then lived in the woods and mountains, away from the noise, crowds, politics itpodobnych attractions. Generally used to be that I could not sleep until they have shed intrusive thoughts down on paper. Most of these tales to keep printed by various newspapers: The Tri-City "Election", "Mac Pariadka," "Vegetarian World", "kayasa Ochi", "Green Brigade". In 1999 Warsaw Publishing Agency "Here," released them as a book. In 2005, Anarchist Initiative Beskidzka styrała paperback resume. And now opened Tezeuszkowa, ecumenical, virtual space..."

whats up:
Smokey The Bear Sutra ~ Gary Snyder

"The Bear Sutra" - Video montage based on the Gary Snyder classic (in Polish; special thanks to Wojciech Jacob Jankowski)

"Once in the Jurassic about 150 million years ago, the Great Sun Buddha in this corner of the Infinite Void gave a discourse to all the assembled elements and energies: to the standing beings, the walking beings, the flying beings, and the sitting beings--even the grasses, to the number of thirteen billion, each one born from a seed, assembled there: a Discourse concerning Enlightenment on the planet Earth..."

whats up: Grisly Chinese Anti-Communist Bunny video

"Uploaded by blondecrazygaijin on Jan 28, 2011 Grisly, South-Park-style video from China makes plain mounting complaints of Chinese people regarding food and building safety, as well as the integrity of public officials. The upcoming year is Chinese Year of the Rabbit, replacing Year of the Tiger... rabbits are cast as the peasantry while public officals are shown as nasty tigers... Scenes in which tiger drivers strike and kill rabbit pedestrian are references to recent incidents in which officials committed negligent accidents, with no charges.

whats up: Nuclear Crisis at Fukushima

"Nuclear emergency declared at quake-damaged reactor USA TODAY | World Japanese authorities are venting radioactive steam into the air after..."

• :   not good!   spending my day with concern for the welfare of the earthquake and tsunami survivors, i can't help but think of the long term consequences of events like this (remembering the gulf oil "spill" and reflecting upon Katrina); and so i jump to this: chemical and nuclear contamination coming through various natural disasters around the world, not to mention war, will become a major and overwhelming concern "before we know it" - something that we may, or may not, be able to do anything about.


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