Monthly Archives: November 2011

Balochistan And The Berber Revival.

The plight of women and girls in Balochistan goes unreported so this piece from the IRIN is all the more important: “QUETTA, 29 November 2011 (IRIN) – Gehava Bibi, 9, is very excited. She is visiting the city of Quetta, … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring Should Liberate.

Jeff Goldberg has a thoughtful column on Bloomberg: “Cairo is rife with anti-Semitism. On my last visit, I met with leaders of ostensibly liberal parties who were convinced Jews were conspiring to bring about the collapse of the Egyptian economy … Continue reading

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The Stupid Host the Racist, Gilad Atzmon

Some stupid people around Bradford have decided to host the racist, Gilad Atzmon. I say, stupid because it is probably better to assume ignorance than malice in most situations. However, it is getting harder and harder to understand how anyone … Continue reading

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Bigots In The New Greek Government

The JC has a piece on Georgios Karatzaferis, leader of the Far Right, Popular Orthodox Rally in Greece: “The new Greek coalition, formed after the resignation of Prime Minister George Papandreou, held its first session on Friday, but concerns have … Continue reading

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Gilad Atzmon And The Friends of Palestine Society

News has reached us that the racist, Gilid Atzmon, is polluting students’ minds. According to Exeposé, the Exeter University student newspaper, Atzmon was invited by the student’s Friends of Palestine Society. Not unsurprisingly they deny that he is a racist. … Continue reading

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Times Higher Education on UCU

Last week the Times Higher Education had a leader on the University and College Union and its problems, many of which are self inflicted: “For most university staff, the role of a trade union is first and foremost to secure … Continue reading

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Palestine Solidarity Campaign Replies

Over at the New Statesman, the PSC replies to Rob Marchant’s critical article. Hugh Lunning argues: “This doesn’t stand up to scrutiny. Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) is committed to equality, and actively opposes racism and anti-Semitism, because they are fundamentally … Continue reading

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Gilad Atzmon And A UFO Cult

I hadn’t appreciated it but the well known racist, Gilad Atzmon is a Honorary Raelian Priest. Apparently, this weird religious grouping, believes that humans are the product of alien intervention or creation. It is a UFO cult. Rick Ross has … Continue reading

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UNESCO And Settlements

David Schraub makes an excellent point: “In response to Palestine’s successful bid to gain membership in UNESCO, Israel has approved a wave of new settlement construction, apparently on the theory that hacking off one’s own nose is worth it to … Continue reading

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Hackers Vs. Drug Cartels

This is an unintentionally amusing piece on the proposed attack on drug cartels by hacktivists, who don’t seem that bright. It had never occurred to them how the drug cartels would naturally react if they were threatened, by killing anyone … Continue reading

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UNESCO, Palestine, Syria And Julian Assange.

I think that the ultimate desire for a Palestinian state should be supported, as it is a very worthy aim. I won’t go over the arguments as Marko Attila Hoare does it far better than I could in his post, … Continue reading

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