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This was written in August 2014 and published on my blog as Why Do I Criticize The Israeli Government? My Response To Sam Harris . I'm posting it here because it's a long-form response to many views ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
“There will never be a n*** SAE. You can hang him from a tree, but he'll never sign with me. There will never be a n*** SAE…”
by LizWarrenWriter
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 09:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I was appalled last night to see a seemingly normal Republican operative say, on Bill Maher, we should bomb Iran now. How is it possible that the GOP wants to go back to war? She alluded to the way ...
by JohnQ Dem
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 01:41 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As Benjamin Netanyahu's spoke to congress about his administration's view on Iran, I largely ignored it and took the time to hear another Israeli voice, one who describes the events in different war,
by subir
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 10:17 AM PST with 27 Recommends
People were murdered and that is horrid. Charlie Hebdo is a horrid racist magazine. I mourn the murder of anyone. I will never celebrate the deeds of Charlie Hebdo. White western (read: EU & ...
by sexgenderbody
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 07:23 AM PST with 1 Recommend
In her autobiography, My People Shall Live: The Autobiography of a Revolutionary , Leila Khaled, the renowned Palestinian revolutionary and freedom fighter, explained that "the supreme objective of ...
by BenNorton
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 08:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
What do a plan to build a huge telescope on a sacred mountain, Mauna Kea, in Hawaii and a privately funded process to create alleged "marine protected areas in California have to do with one another?
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 08:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
We March for Elephants We March for Rhinos We March for Lions People have asked us—“Why do you march? What good is marching? You should be making direct contact with people in power, with ...
by JrCrone
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 08:29 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
"Tourism is Colonisation": Graffiti on a wall in San Blas, Cusco. Jeff and I are on a double-decker bus headed to Lima, feet propped on the front window, trying to ignore the semis crossing the ...
by jencke
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 11:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
"Detroit like Johannesburg," Gil Scott-Heron sang, and a movement echoed, a generation or so ago. But the Empire responded to Detroit, where the U.S. Army had to be called in to suppress a Black-led ...
by arala
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
I am white. A skinny white dude to be more colorful. You are all inferior that are not of my color. Don’t hate me while my ancestral origins give me this privilege. Please forgive me, while I ...
by Mislead
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 15, 2014 at 01:14 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
From my partner-in-crime, Cassie, a follow-up to our last post ( "Munich Re, Monsanto, and insights from a Norwegian post-doc" ). Grub beneath the taters...
by jencke
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 09:04 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
In a recent work by David Nirenberg , Was there Race before Modernity? The Example of Jewish Blood in Late Medieval Spain. he attempts to sort out the nature of racism and its true modern roots by ...
by steve1960
Comment Count 165 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
In about a month I leave for Nepal, the Himalayan country between India and China. It looks small on the map but 27 million people are there. It is most famous for Everest, the highest mountain on ...
by guavaboy
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 06:28 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Carriage in front of the Cathedral of Granada. This cathedral is probably the most photographed building in Granada. Needless to say, I couldn't resist either.
by camlbacker
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
I got into a conversation the other day with my friend, about this post: http://www.thenation.com/blog/178950/tweeters-world-unite I said that a good strategy would be to give up on whitespace ever ...
by sexgenderbody
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 08:28 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . [ Note for TomDispatch Readers: � Just a small reminder that you can still ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 07:46 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There are days when I get seriously concerned about whether or not we will move substantially forward in the fight against climate change. Despite all the dire news that comes into my mailbox, I ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 09:08 PM PST with 16 Recommends
All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else. -The Buddha Marx: "constant ...
by annieli
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 03:01 PM PST with 14 Recommends
I have been away from Israel-Palestine blogging, happily moonlighting about EVs instead... ...well, that's not quite true. I've raised a bit of I-P ruckus lately - but in Hebrew. In August I ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 06:15 AM PST with 14 Recommends