Monthly Archives: August 2011

Israel and Palestine

Let’s get one thing understood right away, and that is this: “Middle East” is a European term, invented by cartographers in service to imperial powers.  It is telling that so many in Palestine refer to “the Middle East” and don’t … Continue reading

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The Debt Debacle and Now a Downgrade.

Well, what else did you expect? Standard & Poor’s put the U.S out of the AAA club and into the AA+ fraternity. Apparently, nobody flinched when Reagan increased… Continue reading

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