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This is a well written well thought out piece by Arundhati Roy, writer activist anti Globalist. She is the author of "The God of Small Things". My favorite comment of her was directed at Tom Friedman,
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 08:10 AM PST with 10 Recommends
I have something to give to my Kossacks and my friends all around the world .... Hugs! Hugs as a comfort, Hugs sharing my love, Hugs to ease your pain, Hugs that emphatise with you, Hugs ...
by DEMindia
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2008 at 05:55 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Earlier, a diary by Inky99 linked a report in The Hindu that John and Joe suggested missile strikes on Pakistan by India would not be ...
by randomsubu
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2008 at 01:20 AM PST with 7 Recommends
There is a bit of irony, or perhaps prescience, in today's "Washington Post." Richard Clarke offers ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 99 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2008 at 04:59 AM PST with 43 Recommends
Pakistani villagers confirm it's the home of Mumbai killer FARIDKOT, near Depalpur, Pakistan — The lone gunman captured ...
by nova22033
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Dec 06, 2008 at 02:41 PM PST with 8 Recommends
The New York Times has an article about the perpetrators of the Mumbai terrorist attacks. Turns out, those of us who said the attack was the work of Pakistani jihadis were right.
by nova22033
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2008 at 05:32 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I finally figured it out: Being ass stupid is addictive. No, really, trust me on this. They key feature of addiction is the compulsion to continue behaviors despite severely adverse life outcomes.
by Compound F
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2008 at 05:27 PM PST with 10 Recommends
By Nezua, The Media Consortium MediaWire Blogger It was immediately obvious this week that the Mumbai attacks would be the ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2008 at 09:22 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The Bush/Cheney administration has blighted America for nearly 8 years now with an unending parade of corruption, cronyism, malice, incompetence and just plain evil (see: torture). I have tried to ...
by Ralphdog
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 02:32 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Ko's and Kossacks, I wish for something similar to dailykos in India! Everyone whether he is a wingnut or a moon bat would agree what change dailykos and liberal media has brought in US. We ...
by DEMindia
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 10:57 PM PST with 5 Recommends
New Age guru Deepak Chopra is in a Right Wing media shitstorm for his ("unpatriotic/unAmerican") remarks on the Mumbai attacks. Deepak ...
by zow
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 09:36 PM PST with 14 Recommends
A new Presidential policy on religiously defined terrorism should act in three directions: (1) Work to strengthen those in every religious community -- beginning with those in American mosques and ...
by Awaskow
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 02:59 AM PST with 3 Recommends
As various costs in life, limb and property are calculated in the Mumbai Massacre, The Hindu has an article on the life and times of the lone captured gunman Mohammad Ajmal Amir Iman (aka Qasab / ...
by nataraj
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2008 at 09:41 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Today's Wall Street Journal carries an opinion piece that calls out " many [in the] prominent Western media [...
by usreeb
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 07:04 PM PST with 2 Recommends
A few weeks ago, I decided that I would resume my (bad?) habit of writing the strange and vivid dreams I sometimes have into stories. I had dreamed, you see, that I'd awoken in an empty house, come ...
by Shaviv
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 04:23 PM PST with 3 Recommends
In today's world, there are so many strifes between factions that have been playing out for generations. And it is true that both sides in most ongoing conflicts have suffered great injustices at ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 03:33 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Over the weekend I attended a Jewish service (at a "schull" "shuul" or "schuul," get used to me using that term for synagogue or temple) for a friend's baby-naming ceremony. The baby was a ...
by SteamPunkX
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 11:38 AM PST with 18 Recommends
I don't mean to imply that Bush was part of the planning of these recent terrorist actions, but that, like the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Bush's incompetence made things worse.
by Anthony de Jesus
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 09:27 AM PST with 5 Recommends
With the heat turned up as high as it can get between India and Pakistan, the madness going on in Thailand, the new tough talking Russians, the shaky Status of Forces agreement with the Iraqis and ...
by lbines
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 08:11 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The tragedy of this past week's massacre in Mumbai adds yet another chapter to the specific targetting of Jews and Jewish centers by terrorist groups. It has become an all too familiar pattern-just ...
by ModerateFundamentalist
Comment Count 421 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 05:43 AM PST with 2 Recommends