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How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom

Slavoj Zizek
The Guardian

"We didn't really learn anything from WikiLeaks we didn't already presume to be true – but it is one thing to know it in general and another to get concrete data. It is a little bit like knowing that one's sexual partner is playing around. One can accept the abstract knowledge of it, but pain arises when one learns the steamy details, when one gets pictures of what they were doing." [...read more]


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The Kerry Initiative: The Next Round - Norman Finkelstein / New Left Project (12/16)
How the United States Rolls - Slavoj Zizek / In These Times (12/15)
CIA 'torture report': Agency conduct was driven ... - Patrick Cockburn / The Independent (12/14)
Project 2015: A Call to Commemorate the Armenian Genocide / Civilnet (12/8)
Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind - Stephen Hawking / BBC (12/4)
NATO: Danger to World Peace - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (11/30)
Ferguson and the Right of Resistance - Ajamu Baraka / Counterpunch (11/26)
Israel: Stop Punitive Home Demolitions / Human Rights Watch (11/25)
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher - Karen Armstrong / Salon (11/24)
In landslide, UCLA student govt votes to divest from Israeli occupation / Mondoweiss (11/22)
Title VI and Middle East Studies: What You Should Know - Bekah Wolf / MERIP (11/21)
Ebola and Inequality - Joseph Stiglitz / Project Syndicate (11/18)
Snowden’s success - Dan Schiller / Le Monde diplomatique (11/17)
Jon Stewart on criticism of his coverage of Israel - Jon Stewart / Canada.com (11/14)
Whose side is Turkey on? - Patrick Cockburn / London Review of Books (11/10)
Syria: Turkish Ambivalence - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (11/5)
Yemen’s new player - Laurent Bonnefoy / Le Monde diplomatique (11/3)
The back of the Gazan economy has been broken - Sara Roy / Qantara (10/21)
Slavoj Žižek webchat – as it happened - Slavoj Zizek / The Guardian (10/19)
Sir Alan Duncan on the Principles Behind the Middle East Process / RUSI (10/15)
UN chief: Gaza destruction 'beyond description,' worse than last war / Haaretz (10/14)
Revenge of the Unforgiven - Paul Krugman / The New York Times (10/13)
Reconciliation between Lebanese and Syrians ... - Amelie Zakour / Le Monde diplomatique (10/5)
Afghanistan - Unending Outside Interventions - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (10/3)
The Destruction of Mecca - Ziauddin Sardar / The New York Times (10/1)
How Israel Silences Dissents - Mairav Zonszein / The New York Times (9/29)
New Texts Out Now: Laurie A. Brand, Official Stories - Laurie Brand / Jadaliyya (9/27)
Edward W Said Lecture: Violence and Dignity - Noam Chomsky / YouTube (9/26)
Missing Edward Said - Anthony Alessandrini / Jadaliyya (9/26)
German Muslims hold day of protest against ISIS jihadists / RT (9/24)
The United States Heading for a Crash - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (9/20)
Israel’s N.S.A. Scandal - James Bamford / The New York Times (9/16)
A Response to Elie Wiesel - Sara Roy / Counterpunch (9/13)
Islamic State: ‘US failure to look into Saudi role ...' - Patrick Cockburn / The Independent (9/11)
A War of Choice in Gaza - Roger Cohen / The New York Times (9/8)
The Global Competitiveness Report 2014 - 2015 / World Economic Forum (9/5)
How we grew up: an Israeli veteran ... - Yehuda Shaul / New Statesman Times (9/4)
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IS back in business - Peter Harling / Le Monde diplomatique (9/2)


Books of Interest



Barradori / Habermas / Derrida - Philosophy in a Time of Terror

Jean Baudrillard - The Spirit of Terrorism

Noam Chomsky - Middle East Illusions

Noam Chomsky - Distorted Morality: America's War on Terror (DVD)

Noam Chomsky - Manufacturing Consent (DVD)

N. Finkelstein - Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Marshall Hodgson - The Venture of Islam

Albert Hourani - History of the Arab World

Paul Krugman - The Great Unraveling

Fawzi Mansour - The Arab World

Roy Mottahedeh - An Introduction to Shi'i Islam

Sheldon Rampton/John Stauber - Weapons of Mass Deception

Richards / Waterbury - A Political Economy of the Middle East

Edward Said - Covering Islam

Edward Said / Christopher Hitchens - Blaming the Victims

Jalal Toufic - Over-Sensitivity (Sun & Moon Classics, No 119)

Jalal Toufic / David / Sadek - Tamass 1

United Nations - Arab Human Development Report 2002

United Nations - Arab Human Development Report 2003

Paul Virilio - Ground Zero

Immanuel Wallerstein - The Decline of American Power

Slavoj Zizek - Iraq: The Borrowed Kettle

Slavoj Zizek - Welcome to the Desert of the Real


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