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Category Archives: Globalisation

Tech Capitals of the World: Top Ten Digital Cities

The Melbourne Age has compiled an interesting Top Ten Digital Cities List, and 6 of the ‘tech capitals’ of the world are in Asia. The top 10 digital cities are … Continue reading

20 June, 2007 · 10 Comments

Historical geography of global religion in 90 seconds

Interesting site – See also: Imperial history of the Middle East in 90 seconds (condensing 5000 years of history) and American Leadership and War (231 years of history condensed … Continue reading

4 January, 2007 · 7 Comments

Rebecca Solnit: The 2006 You Didn’t Hear About

I read Rebecca Solnit’s Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities earlier this year and recommend it highly. She continues in the same vein of reminding us of victories, … Continue reading

29 December, 2006 · Leave a comment

Chomsky on Creating Another World in a Time of War, Empire and Devastation

A topically wide-ranging address from Noam Chomsky thanks to Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! program. Democracy Now! Tuesday, December 19th, 2006 From Bolivia to Baghdad: Noam Chomsky on Creating Another World … Continue reading

20 December, 2006 · Leave a 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"