Dear Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee,
I write in the earnest hope that all those with a love of sport and the Olympic spirit will consider the stain on the Five Rings that occurred when the 1936 Berlin Olympics proceeded under the exultant aegis of a tyrant who had passed into law, two years earlier, an act which singled out for special persecution a minority whose only crime was the accident of their birth.
Putin is eerily repeating this insane crime, only this time against LGBT Russians. […]
An absolute ban on the Russian Winter Olympics of 2014 on Sochi is simply essential. Stage them elsewhere in Utah, Lillyhammer, anywhere you like. At all costs Putin cannot be seen to have the approval of the civilised world.
With deference to the genius of David Bowie, here’s Space Oddity, recorded on Station. A last glimpse of the World.
Huge thanks in the making of the video to the talented trio of Emm Gryner, Joe Corcoran and Andrew Tidby, plus Evan Hadfield and all at the CSA.
C’est comme ça qu’on fait tripper les jeunes sur la science et l’exploration spatiale.
Julie Payette, prends des notes.
23 auteurs de BD (dont Art Spiegelman) demandent de poser une action pour le contrôle des armes. Narration de Philipp Seymour Hoffman et Julianne Moore.
Une belle vidéo qui manque peut-être de punch.
Sauf pour la dernière image.