drive-by planet: Iron Lady? Rust in peace: Thatcher was a disaster for the UK

Following the death of former British PM, Margaret Thatcher, more than a few people in the UK took it to the streets. Champagne bottles popped and smiles lit up the faces of street revelers ecstatic to see the last of Thatcher. A lively street party took place in Brixton where protesters once rioted against Thatcher’s ...

The Ranting Canadian: Faces of Evil This one isn’t a music video; it is chilling…

Faces of Evil This one isn’t a music video; it is chilling old footage of Margaret Thatcher having afternoon tea with her close personal friend and political ally Augusto Pinochet, the murderous quasi-fascist dictator of Chile who overthrew a democratically elected government in a bloody coup. Thatcher was an evil, evil, dirty politician, Hopefully her ...

drive-by planet: Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman: Chilean student leaders receive award in the U.S.

Top: Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman – also bottom left and right. Like their counterparts in Chile and Quebec, students on US campuses have been seeking to organize to combat the growing burden of debt caused by student loans. Last week in New York and Boston they got a rare boost when two leading lights ...