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Addicted to occupation

Ha’aretz journalist Gideon Levy in a Real News interview characterises Israel as a drug addict who needs outside help (full transcript over the jump): I think that Israel needs an adult … Continue reading

18 November, 2009 · Leave a comment

“We must take a neighborhood in Gaza and wipe it off the map”

Quotables from the Israeli government’s current (c)harm offensive While you may have read about the first, Israeli Minister Sheetrit’s revealing outburst was by no means the only recent one. These … Continue reading

12 February, 2008 · 8 Comments

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"