Wry Swiss cartoon on Higgs boson ‘god particle’
Currently I am just outside of Zurich, and the big news out of Switzerland at the moment is of course about two significant discoveries. One is the discovery of polonium … Continue reading
Where should the birds fly?
A moving upcoming documentary by young journalist-filmmaker Fida Qishta, set to the haunting music of Marcel Khalife and with the title inspired by a line in a Mahmoud Darwish poem. … Continue reading
Was the tree really on Israeli territory? Not quite.
In the aftermath of the bloody border skirmish between Lebanon and Israel, much of the Anglophone press seems to have dutifully accepted the UN’s assertion that the hapless tree … Continue reading
Message from Geographers for the Academic Boycott of Israel
Boycott the International Geographical Union‘s Regional Conference in Tel Aviv The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) issued an Open Letter on 29 October 2009 … Continue reading