-- The Politician-Free Zone
 
 
 
A small collection of political tattoos.
 
 
 
The latest Australian and international news, facts and quotes.
 
 
 
Carlo Giuliani was a 23 year old anarchist, killed by Italian police at a protest in 2001.
 
 
 
How long would it take the head of a big company to earn your pay? Trick question - they don't earn their pay.
 
 
 
Free board game based on the 1999 anti-World Trade Organization demonstrations.
 
 
 
The Politician-Free Zone is the place to start if you're interested in reading about anarchist ideas. It has articles which between them answer most of the questions that people have, as well as a lot of cartoons and graphics.
 
 
 
Information about Rachel Corrie, an American killed by the Israeli army in 2003.
 
 
 
An introduction to the site and information on the latest things that've been added to it.
 
 
 
A small collection of fonts for Word and other programs, including take-offs of McDonalds and other corporate logos.
 
 
 
An anarchist tribute to Tintin.
 
 
 
As well as being politically spot on, this website also has awesome psychic powers.
 
 
 
Useful or fun stuff on other sites.
 
 
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PLEASE NOTE: As of November 2014, this site is no longer updated. However it will be left up indefinitely as an archive.
 
 
 
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Mortgages
 
"Mortgages should come with a public health warning because the struggle to keep up with payments is making millions of people sick, said the British Medical Association yesterday" (Times, 27 May). .
 
"Many who fall behind with their mortgage payments become so fearful of losing their home that they drink and smoke too much, their relationships break down and they even have more car crashes because they are so preoccupied", one contributor to the BMA report, Housing and Health, said.
 
While repossession is at its lowest level for years -"only" about a hundred people a week are still losing their homes - any slump in the housing market could trigger "a return to the traumas of the 1990s, when more than a million people had their homes repossessed".
 
A sad commentary on what was sold to us [in Britain] as a "home-owning democracy". But in every way, the present organization of society inevitably involves money worries for millions.
 
Capitalism means the wages system, and that means that those who have to work for their living are dependent on their next pay-packet for buying necessary supplies - or sometimes, just to pay the interest on their credit cards, overdrafts, mortgages and all the other borrowings that capitalism imposes on its workers.
 
The "struggle to keep up with payments", which makes" millions of people sick", will continue until capitalism makes enough of us sick to bring about a different system. It isn't only mortgages that need a public health warning: it's capitalism.
 
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