Archive for December 1, 2004
The Artist’s Garden at Vetheuil,1881. Monet.
40 Million and Rising: Shame and Determination on World AIDS Day.
Iraqi rebels creeping back into Fallujah’s secure zones: according to…US military.
Falluja ‘a horror’ after U.S.-led offensive.
For those who asked me, my talk at UC, Berkeley is tomorrow (Thursday, December 2nd) in 251 Dwinelle at 7:00PM.
“the top 10 names in the [Sistani's] list are extremist Shiite Islamists who believe in the rule of religious clerics.” (Sistani’s candidates will not be allowed to play chess, of course).
“A deaf and mute 15-year-old boy, apparently an Egyptian citizen, has been held in [Israeli] police custody for the past four months, along with adults, without legal representation or the presence of a social worker – and without the ability to communicate with those in his surroundings.”
FBI searches offices of pro-Israel lobby (but leaves mint chocolate candy behind).
Welcome to North Korea. Rule No. 1: Obey all rules.
on the final books written by Friedrich Nietzsche.
Fallujah after its “liberation” by US troops(patriots should wave their flags): “The full extent of the damage inflicted by American bombs, tanks and artillery is only now becoming apparent. The number of buildings destroyed in the fighting is far higher than 200, the figure released last week by the Iraqi prime minister, Ayad Allawi, engineers [...]
Gen. Richard Myers offers a new interpretation of the Geneva Convention. According to his interpretation, torture is permissible when applied against “people that don’t know any moral values.”