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Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

Don Quixote goes mad. Engraving by Gustave Doré. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Showing Israel’s ‘prettier face’:Don Quixote comes to Burlington Whether conscious or not, there is a deep irony in the choice of Don Quixote as a touring piece for the … finish reading Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow: 1,000 : Afghanistan Milestone of Death

On April 5, 2009,the American public saw the flag-draped casket of a fallen service member for the first time since 1991 — that of Staff Sergeant Phillip Meyers. Sadly, we’ve seen way too many more.Milestone of death: 1,000 GIsAnd God … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow: 1,000 : Afghanistan Milestone of Death

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Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn : Gaza Freedom Marchers Clubbed by Cairo Cops

Cairo riot police confront Gaza Freedom March. Top photo from AP. Bottom photo by Brandon Delyzer from rabble.ca.Gaza Freedom March:Lively demonstration at the Egyptian Museum By Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn / The Rag Blog / January 1, 2010 Also … finish reading Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn : Gaza Freedom Marchers Clubbed by Cairo Cops

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Grannies to Toys’R’Us : War is Not a Game

Granny and grandpa at Times Square. Photo by Bud Korotzer / NLN / The Rag Blog.Grannies at Times Square:‘No more war toys, no more war’ By Fran Korotzer / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2009 NEW YORK — On … finish reading Grannies to Toys’R’Us : War is Not a Game

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Ewwwww !! Tea-Baggin’ Parties

Source / Daily Kos Thanks to Keith Joseph / The Rag Blog

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The Radical Right: Alive, Well, and Wanting to March on Washington in Protest … of Something

Ohio Militia Calls for Armed March on WashingtonBy David Holthouse / April 24, 2009 The self-identified leader of the Ohio Militia, a conspiracy-minded “Patriot” group, released a video [above] earlier this week calling for 1 million heavily armed antigovernment demonstrators … finish reading The Radical Right: Alive, Well, and Wanting to March on Washington in Protest … of Something

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International Women’s Day: Not Much to Celebrate in Many Parts of the World

An Indian vendor waits for customers in Mumbai. Conceived in 1910, International Women’s Day serves as a reminder that women are still battling for fundamental rights and remain victims of violence and enduring inequalities. Photo: Sajjad Hussain/AFP.Women’s Day Marks Crisis … finish reading International Women’s Day: Not Much to Celebrate in Many Parts of the World

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Iraq : KBR Subsidiary Confines Asian Workers in Warehouse

About a thousand men living in warehouses near the Baghdad airport marched out of their compound today to protest what they call broken promises from Najlaa, a Kuwaiti catering company that had offered them jobs in Iraq. Instead, Najlaa’s contracts … finish reading Iraq : KBR Subsidiary Confines Asian Workers in Warehouse

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Sixth Anniversary Anti-War Protest in Boston

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Boston Common yesterday, the sixth anniversary of the congressional vote to authorize the invasion of Iraq. Photo: Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff.Antiwar activists gather on CommonBy Sarah M. Gantz / October 12, 2008 Mark anniversary of vote … finish reading Sixth Anniversary Anti-War Protest in Boston

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Jim Hightower : The Price of Autocratic Arrogance

A mass arrest under way at an antiwar protest in Manhattan on April 7, 2003. Convictions: zero. Cost: $2 million. Photo by Dawn Reel / NYT.Running a police state is expensiveBy Jim Hightower / September 2, 2008 To your list … finish reading Jim Hightower : The Price of Autocratic Arrogance

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Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

Boy, how right did the protesting youth get this? Fox News, “fair and balanced,” deserves every bit of abuse that anyone cares to dish them. “Fair” refers to their disdain for the facts, while “balanced” reflects their racism and hatred … finish reading Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

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Denver : Police and Protesters Make Preparations

Two days before the start of the Democratic convention, police patrol Cuernavaca Park in Denver. The city has spent a year gearing up. Photo by Joshua Duplechian / Rocky Mountain News / AP.Looks like they’re preparing for martial lawBy Eli … finish reading Denver : Police and Protesters Make Preparations

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