Saturday, August 16, 2008

HMG on youtube

The UK government is increasingly using sites like flickr and youtube to promote a good picture. Why, however, do they switch off any democratic means by which users can interact with this content? As for instance on youtube you cannot leave any comments, eg.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Europe should stand by Georgia's side

The military conflict around Ossetia seems to have come out of the blue, but it is known for long that Russia sees Georgia as inferior and is constantly trying to intimidate its neighbour. European leaders should not shy away and stand next to Georgia which is trying to save its own country. Russia's protection of South Ossetia is hypocritical as Moscow's leader don't care what happens to the people of the Caucasus region.