American Anwar al-Awlaki has been dead for over four years now, but The New York Times is still giving substantial ink to the U.S. government's self-serving meme that Awlaki was an "operational" ...
Below are cartoons drawn over the past several decades by Cabu, one of the most emblematic cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo (if not the most). Cabu was murdered along with his colleagues this past week. ...
Though living in France, I occasionally follow debates on Daily Kos, and it seems to me that Charlie Hebdo's controversial cartooning style when it comes to religion is not completely understood ...
(This piece started as a comment to another diary.)
I need to hear strong voices from the Left to sustain me but there are none in the US. I can't imagine living with that silence and I'm lucky to ...
Many smart people are getting a flawed picture of Charlie Hebdo . They are concluding, based on simplistic and misleading analysis, that many of the magazine covers and cartoons promoted racist views.
There has been a lot of talk here today about whether we should stand with "Charlie," the French weekly satirical magazine that delighted in holding no one sacred, and basically offending everyone ...
Neither of these women hinder or help the Emerging Democratic Majority.
Egberto Willes in ...
We entered Afghanistan with rage and the need for vengeance in our hearts.
The reasons for preemptive war with Iraq were clouded by a miasma of lies.
13 years later, we are supposedly "leaving" ...
I have but one wish. Santa Claus should read the following report. Then have a serious talk with God. After having heard God's advice, he should hurry up and push his reindeer to gallop straight ...