Day: May 16, 2005

  • Do It Yourself!

    I recently wrote a rant for Sandman Magazine in wich I complained that people weren’t doing enough with CD-Rs. I see CD-R as being the perfect format for indie music releases: it’s cheap, cheerful, good audio quality and most people have access to a CD player somewhere (unlike a vinyl deck). I’m very pleased that…

  • Privatisation Kills Indian Farmers

    More than 4,000 farmers have killed themselves in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh since a programme of free-market measures was implemented by a “hardline liberalising regime” with the help of a £1.65m grant from the Department for International Development (DfID). A study for Christian Aid claims that the dramatic increase in the suicide rate,…