Category Archives: Government
America must fight demonism
Before, America declared war on communism, then America declared war on terrorism, but the real world threat is demonism. Srila Prabhupada’s words are all the more relevant now, nearly 40 years since they were first spoken.
French government prohibits meat eating in schools – oops… prohibits vegetarian meals
The French Government Outlaws Vegetarianism in Schools European Vegetarian and Animal News Alliance (EVANA) – EUROPEAN VEGETARIAN UNION – Oct 14, 2011 A governmental order issued on October 2, 2011(1) has determined that all meals served in school canteens in … more
Brought down by democracy
“I did all I could to help people understand the concept of real democracy, where people’s committees ran our country. But that was never enough, as some told me, even people who had 10 room homes, new suits and furniture, … more
I see your lie, and raise it: the whole material existence is built on a lie
Is America built on a lie? BBC News – MATT DANZICO & KATE DAILEY – 19 October 2011 Is the US Declaration of Independence illegal? On Tuesday night, while Republican candidates in Nevada were debating such American issues as nuclear … more
What’s the difference between the pig and me?
Occupy Wall Street Spreads Worldwide The Atlantic – ALAN TAYLOR – Oct 17, 2011 The Occupy Wall Street movement continues to grow and has now spread across the world, motivating thousands to voice their anger at financial and social inequality, … more
Where monarchy looks better than democracy
Bhutan king Jigme Wangchuk marries commoner Jetsun Pema BBC News – Oct 13, 2011 Jigme Wangchuk was educated in India and Britain and took over after the abdication in 2006 of his father, who began the country’s democratic transition. In … more
Let them eat tablet computers!
India announces $35 tablet computer for rural poor Yahoo! News (AP) – KATY DAIGLE – Oct 5, 2011 India introduced a cheap tablet computer Wednesday, saying it would deliver modern technology to the countryside to help lift villagers out of … more
Call to Sankirtan
Someone has commented that the Krishnas and the Hindus will need to get involved in politics at some point
Fools Elected by Fools
Stupid voters enable broken government CNN – LZ GRANDERSON – Sep 27, 2011 The biggest reason government is broken is because of voters.
Cluster bombs rejected in favor of H bombs
Companies ejected from London arms fair for ‘promoting cluster bombs’ Guardian – NICK HOPKINS – Sep 16, 2011 The world’s largest arms fair has thrown out two exhibitors after they were found to be promoting cluster munitions that have been … more