From an Oxfam email-out (waiting on a corrected url to point to):
“A Fairtrade Accreditation and labelling system has just been established in Australia and New Zealand. This could see sales of Fairtrade coffee and other products take off ñ but this will only happen if shops and businesses stock Fairtrade goods and if we buy them.
A Fairtrade Accreditation system means consumers will now be able to identify genuinely fairly traded goods by the Fairtrade logo. The Fairtrade label offers significant opportunities to make fairly trade goods more widely available and to increase awareness about fair trade.”
We are pretty used to Bush sticking his foot in his mouth. And we are pretty used to him talking out his ass. But this might be the first time he’s managed to stick his foot so far in his mouth its come out his ass…
“The ambassador and the general were briefing me on the-the vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring them to justice.”
BBC: “The allegations, in a report by an independent panel for the United Nations on the plunder of DR Congo’s natural resources, were left out of a version of the report to be published later this week.”
The purpose? No one really knows, but the best guess is they want to prevent Google from caching the pages. Why? To rewrite history of course. They got caught once before, changing all references to the end of combat in Iraq, to read the end of major combat.
The Red Cross has already scaled back operations in Baghdad citing concerns about security, will this see the ICRC move out of Iraq? I hope not… Seems that the terrorists are missing the distinction between military targets and aid workers in the capital.