The Pub Philosopher ponders about Morgan Stanley approaching the Chinese government for a bail-out in Banks ask for state aid - any state will do. Now doesn't that boggle the mind?
Devonshire Dumpling of No Clue has a stream of consciousness post in Bloody Sheep as during a bout of insomnia she finds that counting sheep is not the answer.
On occasion Jams of the Poor Mouth highlights the work of an Iranean woman poet, Forough Farrokhzad, who sadly died forty years ago aged 32 and this week he posted another called To my sister. Just a taste but please read the whole of this very powerful poem.
from those who keep you weak,
from those whose myriad tricks and schemes
keep you seated in a corner of the house.
Yes, well it was only going to be a short roundup, but like Topsy it just grew and grew.
Crossposted at Defending the Blog and at Nobody Important.