Starbucks: Transphobia, Bad Coffee and Hypocrisy

It is controversial that Starbucks has muscled into the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), since even the more generous members of SCA weakly praise Starbucks coffee as “mediocre”. (They are more generous that I.) Anyway, Starbucks has used money to buy its way into the club of the best coffee makers. So in 2014/2015, Sarbucks was […]

Continue reading

Portland A4: Fake News From Associated Press

A critical appraisal of a Fake News article: Andrew Selsky “Portland Chief Orders Review of Use of Force By Police At Protest; Patriot Prayer, ANTIFA Faceoff; Counterprotesters Say They Were Targeted”, in Seattle Times, August 6, 2018. p. B6. (Associated Press) In an extremely biased Fake News article, Associated Press journalist Selsky begins with failing […]

Continue reading

Portland A4: What Really Happened

(There was a lot more than this, but this is a collection of comments and sources (with URLs) about this important event.) The rally of Patriot Prayer and counter-rally of Pop Mob/ANTIFA (Popular Mobilization) on August 4 in downtown Portland threatened to be a bloodbath. At least the mainstream media was hoping for a bloodbath […]

Continue reading

No Christians at all among 1,112 Syrian refugees resettled in the UK this year

From the Barnabas Fund 3 July 2018 In response to a Freedom of Information request from Barnabas Fund, the UK Home Office have just released figures on Syrian refugees resettled in the UK for the first quarter of this year (1 January–31 March 2018). Appalling as previous figures were, these are much worse. The UN […]

Continue reading

Public Housing: Where Revolutionaries Live

Here is a short twitter stream from a Danish Maoist. She mourns the lack of Danish Maoists and hopes to recruit Muslims in the public housing projects,. (Social housing for Brits.) She denounces the Danish bourgeoise for privatizing public housing as a way to defuse revolutionary potential. Public housing has long been a stronghold of […]

Continue reading