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The Jehoshua Novels


Saturday Jukebox – Punk – God save the queen

Sex Pistols- No future for you

Why God Save the Queen was banned

Saturday Jukebox

Aussie time!

Farewell redux…

Saturday Jukebox

Straight outta Sound City:

Post ‘em if ya got ‘em.

No Intimidation Here

“How ironic that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) should use intimidation to corner the cowering Hagel into professing he could think of no senator that was intimidated by the Israel lobby.”

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Related: Micah Zenko: “Senator Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee was a protracted, repetitive, and disappointing affair.”; Max Fisher: [...]

Egypt in Crisis: Divided Country, Declining Economy (VIDEO)

Via DW:

The unrest in Egypt has not only left dozens dead. It has also shown how divided Egyptian society is two years after the fall of Hosni Mubarak. President Morsi has proclaimed a state emergency in parts of the country, and the military is patrolling on the streets. But Morsi is also calling [...]

Lewis Lapham on Legalizing Drugs & Hating Facebook

When it comes to public intellectuals who are intrinsically linked to opened doors of perception former longtime Harper’s editor and current Lapham’s Quarterly editor/founder Lewis Lapham is probably not the first name that springs to mind. But in this wide-ranging Reason TV interview Lapham discusses drug legalization and how it relates to his recent [...]

Saturday Jukebox (Redux)

Late night overflow edition:

Carry on with your bad selves.

Russ Feingold on Campaign Finance Reform

Via the Chicago Humanities Festival:

Russ Feingold, former Democratic senator from Wisconsin, is one of this era’s most progressive and independent political voices. His record includes party-breaking votes on the Iraq War, longtime opposition to capital punishment, and contributions to the national discourse on immigration reform. Arguably, it may be campaign finance reform that [...]

Saturday Jukebox

Strange but true (h/t):

What incongruous covers make you arch your eyebrows?

Around the Internets

TGIF is for links:

#childrenofsyria infographic by oliviermarie.

The Loyal Opposition (h/t)

Solving the Immigration Puzzle

Israel’s election leaves slim opportunity for Obama to push two-state solution

Israel’s Supposed Lurch to Right Was Just a Myth

After criticism, Obama officials quietly craft new polygraph policy

Mali troops guilty of human rights abuses, group says

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Janine di Giovanni: What I saw in the war

Via Pulse:

Reporter Janine di Giovanni has been to the worst places on Earth to bring back stories from Bosnia, Sierra Leone and most recently Syria. She tells stories of human moments within large conflicts — and explores that shocking transition when a familiar city street becomes a bombed-out battleground.

Watch Janine di Giovanni: [...]

Proof of No God (VIDEO)

Is God done for?

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“The Whole Nature of Doing Science Has Changed”

The RSA:

In the last thirty years, the so-called life sciences have been completely transformed. We now have the hybridised ‘biotechnosciences’ which blur the boundaries between science, technology, universities, entrepreneurial biotech companies, and global pharmaceuticals. But what are the implications of this shift, and who benefits?

When the modern era of genomics opened in [...]

Other Horizons: Rungs in a Ladder

This week’s edition of Other Horizons centres around Rungs in a Ladder, a short documentary featuring Converge frontman Jacob Bannon. Bannon meditates on life, art and how struggle has shaped him, both as a man and an artist. Director Ian McFarland allows his subject to take center stage, crafting a fascinating, surprisingly uplifting narrative [...]

Matthieu Aikins on Bin Laden, Shakil Afridi, and Zero Dark Thirty (VIDEO)

Democracy Now (h/t):

Today we look at the capture of Osama bin Laden — the focus of the controversial new movie, “Zero Dark Thirty” — which was released this week. Billed as “the story of history’s greatest manhunt for the world’s most dangerous man,” the film has come under harsh criticism from Republican Sen. [...]