Aug 13, 2011
I watched The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, an insightful 65-minute talk that investigative journalist and author Naomi Klein gave on May 19, 2008 in London, plus a 10-minute interview with Klein, introducing the paperback edition of her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. The DVD explains the ideas and research behind the book that exposed the popular myth of the free market...
Sep 4, 2010
Israeli and Palestinian leaders have held their first direct negotiations in nearly two years, in Washington.
US President Barack Obama made an appeal to the Israeli and Palestinian leaders on the eve of the summit to not let the chance for peace slip away, and pledged to put the “full weight” of the United States behind the effort to forge peace.
I wonder if this means that he’ll put an...
Aug 22, 2010
Last Friday, I finished reading the autobiography-cum-historical account “Strangers in the House” by Raja Shehadeh.
Drawing from the jacket, “Shehadeh was born into a successful Palestinian family with a beautiful house in Jaffa, overlooking the Mediterranean. When the State of Israel was formed in 1948, the family were driven out of the provincial town of Ramallah. There Shehadeh grew up...
Aug 12, 2010
Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Lattuf created a series of photos on Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
(BDS) against Israel to be used by activists.
These images are Copyleft, which means that BDS campaigns
all around the world are free to use them in their materials.
encouraged to reproduce these images on blogs, newspapers, magazines, books,
posters, etc. in order to promote the...