Monthly Archives: April 2011

Anzac Day special from El Alamein

The following are a some photos from the memorials to the soldiers from the Italian and Commonwealth forces that died in the battle of El Alamein. I went there a on Saturday with Giordano Ciampini (who will soon also have a … Continue reading

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“In principle” – My email to Marrickville Councillors

Marrickville Council, which is headed by the Australian Greens, had recently impressed me by announcing it would join the growing global campaign to boycott Israel in protest to its horrific oppression of the Palestinians. Now it seems they are caving … Continue reading

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Reading the Shock Doctrine in Cairo

The Shock Doctrine, by Naomi Klein, is the ducks fucking nuts. The most fitting endorsement I have heard of it comes from MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow; “The only book of the last few years in American publishing that I would describe as … Continue reading

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Egypt’s revolutionaries fight the army, and win.

The ongoing revolution in Egypt has taken a dramatic turn, with protesters successfully resisting an assault by the army on Tahrir Square. Yesterday (Friday the 8th of April) one of the largest protests in Egypy since the ouster of Mubarak … Continue reading

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