New article: Book Review – Europe's Alliance With Israel
Electronic Intifada, 30th December 2010: From the eastern side of the Atlantic, it’s easy to pin all the world’s ills on the United States. Other Western countries may have perpetrated … Continue reading
Scrabble in Marion
It’s often easy to forget that getting ‘off the beaten track’ doesn’t always mean rushing off to distant and dangerous places. Sometimes it can mean finding the bits of superficially … Continue reading
Second anniversary of the attack on Gaza
Cheerful anniversary today: it’s two years since the start of the massive Israeli aerial bombardment and invasion of Gaza. The Israeli military codenamed it ‘Operation Cast Lead’; Amnesty International called … Continue reading
Richard Falk on eyewitness accounts of Palestine
December 21st seems to have been Gaza: Beneath the Bombs‘ lucky day. Nearly a year after it was published it’s easy to feel that all the fuss that has been … Continue reading
Gaza: Beneath the Bombs – a 'page-turner of the year'
Bless Google Alerts. This morning I found that Ian Sinclair has chosen Gaza: Beneath the Bombs as one of his ‘page-turners of the year’ in the Morning Star, saying that: … Continue reading
New article: How Europe aids the Occupation – David Cronin interviewed
Electronic Intifada, 20th December 2010 In his new book Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation, journalist David Cronin traces the intricacies of the relationship between the State of Israel … Continue reading
'Walk the Proud Land'
Killing time in Unley shopping centre today, I came across the DVD of a 1956 Western called ‘Walk the Proud Land.’ The blurb on the back described it as: “The … Continue reading
My tuppence worth on the Wikileaks affair
It’s an interesting time to be a newbie in Australia, what with Julian Assange suddenly going from being some obscure activist geek to the best-known Aussie in the world in … Continue reading