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Monthly Archives: March, 2009

Meltdown Geography: How the crash will reshape America

Most of us live in urban areas and depend, in no small measure, on the networks and amenities a city provides: its infrastructure, its creative hubs, its unique places. The … Continue reading

28 March, 2009 · Leave a comment

James Petras: Regional Wars and the Decline of the US Empire

James Petras’s latest essay [.pdf], ‘World Depression: Regional Wars and the Decline of the US Empire’ is excerpted below, wherein he combines an analysis of world economic prospects with his … Continue reading

28 March, 2009 · Leave a comment

Iraq By Numbers

Let the numbers speak, testifies Iraqi scientist Souad N. Al-Azzawi and member of the BRussells Tribunal Advisory Committee, detailing how she and her fellow Iraqis have been and continue to … Continue reading

27 March, 2009 · Leave a comment

How Washington Works

Matt Wuerker depicts the Wall Street-Washington corporate welfare cycle. Thanks Dean.

27 March, 2009 · 1 Comment

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"