Monthly Archives: February 2011

Revolutionary opportunism, part duh–or, How to spin paja into gold

“Chávez is the people.” The writing is on the wall. And the Middle East is reading. I said as much as this last week, but it’s nice to see it confirmed by Venezuelanalysis just the same: As the wave of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: I’ll say you let me be your friend

I had forgotten who sang this one, but not how much pure unadulterated fun it was. I will not forget it again!

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Wankers of the Week: Cheesed off in Wisconsin

Whooooo-ee! Look like there’s not so much distance between the Middle East and the Midwest after all. Even in the teeth of a narrrrrsty La Niña winter, Wisconsinites are getting their Days of Rage on. Egyptians are in solidarity, which … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: The only astroturfing Evo ever needs to do

I woke up this morning with Evo on the brain. (Get your mind out of the gutter, people, it wasn’t like THAT.) It occurred to me that it had been a while since I’d posted some pix of him doing … Continue reading

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Quotable: Julian Assange on Mark Zuckerberg

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When the oppos do it, it’s a “protest”…

…and when Chavistas do it, it’s just a “stunt”. SUPPORTERS of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez waved raw meat at hunger strikers yesterday, in mockery of a protest against alleged human rights abuses. More than 50 students have been on hunger … Continue reading

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LuCIA got some ‘splainin’ to do…

Oh LuCIA…Pakistan would like to know why you sent an agent on a murderous rampage in the streets of Lahore: The American who shot dead two men in Lahore, triggering a diplomatic crisis between Pakistan and the US, is a … Continue reading

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Revolutionary opportunism, or Better Living Through Ignorance!

A Tunisian mural depicts Latin American revolutionary hero Che Guevara, who is widely admired in the Arab/Muslim world. This is what some people would like you NOT to see, much less connect with current events. Ever since the shit hit … Continue reading

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Aim High

Nothing can stop the US Air Force… …except maybe a wall. A firewall, to be exact. A firewall made of forewarned, forearmed humans. And yes, this is your forewarning, dear humans. They are seeking professional internet trolls, sockpuppets, and even … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: I’ll have what he’s having!

I don’t know what’s in that test tube, but having seen my share of withdrawn and morose drunks, I doubt very much that it’s booze.

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