Matthew Henry John Bartlett

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Saturday 28 February, 02009

Ethical dilemma

by Matthew Bartlett @ 2:46 pm

Should we ask the landlords whether we can have a couple of chickens on the property?

Thursday 26 February, 02009

First born

by Matthew Bartlett @ 9:10 am

[Originally uploaded by kathyelizabeth]

Wednesday 25 February, 02009

Dear Mr President

by Matthew Bartlett @ 12:01 pm

JH Kunstler:

Dear Mr. President, you are presiding over an epochal contraction, not a pause in the growth epic. Your assignment is to manage that contraction in a way that does not lead to world war, civil disorder or both.

Wednesday 18 February, 02009


by Matthew Bartlett @ 4:27 pm

CLARE CURRAN to the Minister of Commerce: Does he intend to respond to public concerns expressed about the implementation of section 92A of the Copyright Act, which comes into force next week; if so, what will be his response?

[via Russell B]

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Friday 13 February, 02009

New world

by Matthew Bartlett @ 2:09 pm

A Malaysian pastor on Israel / Palestine [via Brian McLaren]

Thursday 12 February, 02009


by Matthew Bartlett @ 4:46 pm

Do you ever listen to podcasts or other internet talky internet audio?

Monday 09 February, 02009

Sweet justice

by Matthew Bartlett @ 4:45 pm

TradeAid are now selling sugar. That’s good.

Sunday 08 February, 02009


by Matthew Bartlett @ 10:53 pm

South African dock workers are refusing to unload Israeli ships. Israeli Foreign Ministry says “If these people think that by refusing to unload a ship they are advancing peace in any way they should go back to school, since they clearly have no understanding of the situation in the Middle East.”

Friday 06 February, 02009


by Matthew Bartlett @ 10:00 am

I love HP, but their subsidiary EDS provides the Israeli Ministry of Defence with a ‘biometric access control system’ which vets Palestinians crossing into Israel to work. The system matches data from smart cards the workers carry to the shape of their hands and heads. More here. Creepy evil oppressive shits! This I found out from the relevant page at Who Profits?, a database of firms involved in the Gaza occupation maintained by an Israeli organisation, The Coalition of Women for Peace.

[via Jolyon at]