Congrats if you’re reading this you’ve also completed one whole round of the Sun on our wonky Earth.
Wonky coz it’s spinning tipped up, which gives us winter and summer. it’s been doing this for ages.
The moment is just after 23.00 GMT on 21st December this year, if you’re in Asia it’s already Monday morning.So.. this or midsummer is the BEST time to celebrate surviving another year.. that’s another 940 million Km trip, more or less, round the Sun.
HAPPY SOLSTICE TO YOU ! and may you celebrate many more!
When Dolly Parton played at the Glastonbury Festival last month she won rave reviews. However, the media focus was not just on her exquisite singing (or alleged miming) and fabulous costumes, but also turned to feminism.
7,000 people converge on the Saints in the third day of protests against the eviction of Can Vies, the police State, and capitalist misery.
Blue lights , police , reflected on the wet asphalt Street of Sants, a big working class barrio of trendy Barcelona. . Endless lines of Catalan police vans rushing up and down.. dispersing the thousands of demonstrators who immediately reappeared… a neighbour blasting protest songs from a balcony.. for the third consecutive day , this neighborhood has burned following the eviction of Can Vies, decreed by the government of Xavier Trias, of an assembly-run Social Center occupied for 17 years. ..
(Can Vies was a local self-run Occupied Social Center, going for 17 yrs in an ex union building, with wide neighbourhood support. The Coumcil ordered an eviction for a ‘green space’ to crush an organisation outside its idea of a sanitised, top down, rich only, capitalist paradise. They were warned many times that evicting Can Vies would be the start of urbaan warfare, with 70% youth unemployment. Yet the arrogant idiots went ahead and lit that fuse…..) Continue reading 3rd day: Can Vies Uprising spreads like Wildfire # EfectoCanVies→
Hundreds of male pupils in the city of Nantes in western France ditched their trousers and came to school wearing skirts Friday as part of a campaign against sexism, despite opposition by some conservative groups.
The “Lift the Skirt” initiative, an idea put together by students, saw pupils at 27 schools in the region around Nantes invited to attend school wearing skirts as part of efforts to raise awareness of discrimination and sexism faced by their female classmates. In the photos the girls are also wearing skirts… could be the girls are forced to wear skirts to school in that area by sexist authorities and the boys protest is partly in ironic solidarity.