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Monthly Archives: September, 2009

Fmr UNGA Pres: Lack of will to resolve Palestinian situation disgraceful, 'certain Member States think that they can act according to the law of the jungle'

Outgoing UN General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann (pictured) has expressed his frustration about his attempts to end the reprehensible blockade of Gaza. Father d’Escoto, an ordained Catholic priest and … Continue reading

19 September, 2009 · Leave a comment

UN report on Gaza reveals Israel's continued criminal de-development policies

The siege and economic blockade of Gaza by the rogue state of Israel has been in place for over two years. Eight months after the December-January war, urgent reconstruction work … Continue reading

19 September, 2009 · 1 Comment

Shredding peace: Hassan Bleibel feature cartoon

16 September, 2009 · Leave a comment

Colonialist Cuisine. Warning: Does Not Freeze Well

… and is liable to cause mass food poisoning and diplomatic indigestion. Khalil Bendib masterfully captures the utter fraud about the precondition of freezing illegal Israeli Jew-only outposts, an internationally … Continue reading

10 September, 2009 · 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"