Archive for July 15, 2004
Sometimes, things happen to remind you of the goodness in (not of) humanity. There are people in the world who turn tragedies in their lives into a force for goodness and peace. That is Alice Hoglan. I met her today (we taped a TV program in San Jose); she had lost her son on the [...]
From the poem Because I am a Stranger by Iraqi poet Badr Shakir As-Sayyab (my translation): Because I am a stranger Because beloved Iraq is far, and I am here missing it, her…I call out: Iraq An echo of wailing explodes in return I feel as if I traversed the range to a world of [...]
THIS IS COLONIALISM. You have to read this to see how US occupation is spending Iraqi money, and for what purposes.
‘Secret film shows Iraq prisoners sodomised’.
Ex-Guantanamo Inmate Says He Was Tortured.
More cases of possible mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners have come to Congress’ attention and need investigation by the Pentagon.
33 internal FOX editorial memos reviewed by MMFA reveal FOX News Channel’s inner workings.
Cameron Kerry promises support for Israel, on his brother’s behalf.
“The prime minister of New Zealand angrily denounced Israel and imposed diplomatic sanctions on it after two suspected Mossad agents were jailed for six months for trying on false grounds to obtain a New Zealand passport. ”
My First (and Last) Time With Bill O’Reilly, by DAVID COLE. (I feel vindicated in turning down invitations from that show in the past. Last time, I simply asked that the host not cut my microphone off no matter what I say. They could not promise that, and I declined again). (thanks Naseer)