Tag Archives: BBC

Ann Arbor’s Camp Take Notice getting the attention in Europe than it deserves the U.S.

I just received a note from a U.S. expatriate living in France, asking me to confirm whether or not what he’d heard today on the BBC about a homeless encampment on the outskirts of Ann Arbor was indeed true… Sadly, I had to tell him that Camp Take Notice was in fact real. Here’s a […]

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The Settlements

A few days ago, I came across this provocative quote from Jewish author Norm Finkelstein, and thought about sharing it here: “Every single member of my family on both sides were exterminated… I consider nothing more dispicable than to use their suffering and their martyrdom to try to justify the torture, the brutalization, the demolition […]

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It’s like the French Revolution, but in reverse

Instead of following my heart tonight and writing about the colossally fucked-up narcissist John Edwards, I’ve decided to share a link to a BBC piece about why we Americans so often vote against our own best interests. (I love watching the relatively level-headed Brits trying to understand the Tea Partification of their former colonies.) The […]

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Tonight, in the Conspiracy Corner: David Kelly

In July 2003, the body of former United Nations weapons inspector Dr. David Kelly was found in the woods, near his home in Oxfordshire, England. Kelly had, shortly before this, been outed as the source of a BBC news report on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. Kelly, it would seem, disagreed with the government of […]

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