Sunday, May 25, 2008

New Left Review

The present issue of New Left Review is, I must say, quite wonderful. After a few too many issues filled with nonsense of one sort or another, this issue has great articles on Afghanistan (Tariq Ali), the debt crisis (Robin Blackburn), and Suharto's legacy in Indonesia (Benedict Anderson). Check it out while its articles are still free to access.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

What Recession Looks Like

Sixty-seven year old mother living in her car with her dogs.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Two on Iran

Andrew Cockburn has a good piece on Counterpunch today describing Bush's latest escalation of covert operations towards Iran. In the Asia Times, Pepe Escobar details the responses of the Iranian regime towards American escalation. He does an especially good job of detailing the different forces at play inside Iran at the moment.