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The Incredible Muslim Hulk proves to be no friend of Islam either
This is baffling only until you realise these protesters are not truly protesting to make a point. The protest is the point.
protests  islam  middle-east  religion  outrage 
september 2012 by tsuomela
Charting the Wild Winds of Change in 2011 | The Nation
"At its best, revolution is an urban phenomenon. Suburbia is counterrevolutionary by design. For revolution, you need to converge, to live in public, to become the public, and that’s a geographical as well as a political phenomenon. The history of revolution is the history of great public spaces: the Place de la Concorde during the French Revolution
revolution  rebellion  change  politics  middle-east  urbanism  public-space  suburbia 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Tears for a Journalist: Change in the Middle East Comes at High Cost - The Washington Note
"If I ever hear a disparaging remark against the quality of Al Jazeera journalism or the "tilts" in their coverage, I will say "shame" on that person or that Fox News commentator. Shame because Al Jazeera has been fighting hard to keep its cameras in the field and to keep its people from being hunted down by ruthless leaders that see the free press as an enemy to their power."
journalism  middle-east  aljazeera  media  freedom  foreign-affairs 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Tomgram: David Bromwich, Superpower Bypassed by History | TomDispatch
"Even in the depths of mortification, a lower depth still threatens Washington, thanks to our double image of ourselves. As the sole superpower, we want to be everywhere (and everywhere in charge)
america  wikileaks  foreign-affairs  foreign-policy  middle-east  war  rhetoric  obama 
march 2011 by tsuomela
Truthdig - Reports - The Iran Trap
article by Chris Hedges criticizing Obama support for AIPAC
politics  war  iran  middle-east  israel 
june 2008 by tsuomela

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