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IRAQI DEATHS
IN EXCESS OF
655,000
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IN EXCESS OF

Cost of War in Iraq
IN EXCESS OF
3 Trillion
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The Red Flag and the Tricolore

Alain Badiou
Verso Books (Original in Le Monde - French)

"The confusion reached its climax when we saw the state calling on people to come and demonstrate – in true authoritarian style. Here in the land of ‘freedom of expression’, we have a demo at the state’s command! We might even wonder if Valls thought about imprisoning the people who didn’t show up for it. Here and there people were punished for not going along with the one minute’s silence.
Amazingly, at the low point of their popularity, our leaders could get a million and more people to march, thanks to three perverted fascists who couldn’t have dreamt that they would score such a triumph. The people who attended were simultaneously both terrorised by ‘Muslims’ and nourished on the vitamins of democracy, the republican pact and the superb grandeur of France. Even the colonial war criminal Netanyahu could march in the front rank of the demonstration, supposedly in the name of freedom of opinion and civil peace." [...read more]

 

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Norman Finkelstein Hits $100,000 for Al-Awda Hospital - Norman Finkelstein / Byline (8/27)
Voices without borders: Four young writers from Gaza tell their story / +972 (8/26)
80,000 Britons sign petition to arrest Israeli PM in London / MEMO (8/25)
Islamic State releases images said to show destruction of Palmyra temple / Guardian (8/25)
Lebanese Protest as Trash Piles Up in Beirut / The New York Times (8/23)
Amnesty's Betrayel of a Forsaken People - Norman Finkelstein / Byline (8/18)
Free-Trade Treaties are Anti-Free Trade - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (8/15)
The Plight of Refugees, the Shame of the World - Zeynep Tufekci / NY Times (8/13)
Noam Chomsky on Finkelstein / YouTube/Byline (8/10)
29 U.S. Scientists Praise Iran Nuclear Deal in Letter to Obama / The New York Times (8/8)
The Gaza Strip’s Last Safety Net Is in Danger - Sara Roy / The Nation (8/7)
Palestinians bid Jon Stewart a fond farewell - Amer Zahr / Al-Jazeera (8/6)
Gideon Levy Interviews Roger Walter / Haaretz (8/3)
Yemen crisis: With the Iran nuclear deal done ... - Robert Fisk / The Independent (7/29)
'Killer robots' with AI must be banned, urge Stephen Hawking ... / The Independent (7/28)
Noam Chomsky: ‘What exactly is the threat of Iran?’ / Al-Jazeera America (7/27)
A win for activists in University of California’s anti-Semitism debate / Salon.com (7/26)
Which Countries Have The Most Immigrants? - Mona Chalabi / FiveThirtyEight (7/25)
Has Amnesty Lost It's Way - Norman Finkelstein / By Line (7/24)
Actually, Oldest Qur’ans are in Sanaa - Juan Cole / JuanCole.com (7/23)
A Find in Britain: Quran Fragments Perhaps as Old as Islam / New York Times (7/22)
WikiLeaks Shows a Saudi Obsession With Iran / New York Times (7/16)
Flags and Other Symbols: Do They Matter? - Immanuel Wallerstein / FBC (7/15)
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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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