Global Citizen: June 2008 Archives
In the meantime, I have my third and final (for now) guest post up at the DMI Blog. This one talks about how sealing the border keeps migrants in who might otherwise return home the way migrants always have.
BBC: New EU Plan for Immigrants
BBC: Global Refugee Total Rises Again
CS Monitor: Iraqi Interpreters: Hope Rises to go to U.S.
CS Monitor: South Africa's President Calls Attack on Immigrants Shameful
The book is a critique of the gutless, ineffective reaction of the Democratic Party to executive branch overreach, unprovoked war, and demonization of the “other,” all policies the GOP has used effectively to consolidate political power since 9/11.
Well, “had used effectively” may be more accurate in 2008. Yglesias, with some satisfaction, predicted
last night that the GOP would be “wiped out” in Congressional elections this fall due to
their failure to distance themselves from the Bush fiasco in
I’ve only just now started the book, but I’ve already learned that the movie
has much in common with the writing of Nietzsche
(I see that I’m not the first to make this connection, though it seemed novel
to me on the train ride home). The book looks promising, and Yglesias
continues to cogently argue for a return to sanity in
The core of Yglesias’s argument is that the
But would bringing back the ‘90s really be a return to sanity?