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On the ground in Pakistan: behind the victory

The CSM’s Ben Arnoldy in Islamabad reports on the splendid result to peaceful protests over the rule of law in Pakistan this week, and the popular movement to reinstate Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry. See also his ‘Big Win for Pakistan Protesters‘ that accompanies this 10 minute audio interview, and also Why Pakistan’s president gave in.

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This entry was posted on 17 March, 2009 by in Audio, Pakistan, People power and tagged , .

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"


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