Because It’s Beginning To Smack Us Around.
Quote of the Day
“If you put a group of Asians on a desert island, they will get together and build a boat. If you put a group of Americans on a desert island, they will start arguing about property rights.” -- by Peter Goodchild, via The Crisis Papers
A “Below The Fold” Bonus -video- Article...
Noam Chomsky: On US Expansion of Afghan Occupation,
the Uses of NATO, and What Obama Should Do in Israel-Palestine
A Democracy Now! video interview with Noam Chomsky, prolific author and Institute Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As NATO leaders gather for a sixtieth anniversary summit in France, Chomsky says, “The obvious question is, why bother celebrating NATO at all? In fact, why does it exist?” Chomsky also analyzes the Obama administration’s escalation of the Afghanistan occupation and reacts to the new Netanyahu government in Israel.
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