All Further Articles for 2013-01-14

Monday, January 14, 2013
New Facts on the Ground
The (illegal) Israeli eviction of the 20 tents and 200 Palestinians of Bab al-Shams in the West Bank's disputed "E1" is not the end of the story, most observers say, but the beginning of an ingenious new form of popular resistance that turns Israel's infamous "facts on the ground" argument against itself. More photos, commentary, and what the village means to the Lebanese author of the original "Bab al-Shams." "Bab Alshams is the gate to our freedom and steadfastness...the gate to our return."
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Getting Ready for the Next Revolution. No, Not With Hammers. Yes, With the Help of A Still-Clueless NRA
One month to the day after the Sandy Hook massacre, its grieving families announced the creation of an anti-violence initiative. But there are signs they may have their hard work cut out for them. First and most mind-bogglingly, the NRA has just released a new smart-phone shooter game for ages four and up . Do you need to hear more? Okay: GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn said on the tee vee that hatchets, hammers, video games, cars and “psychotropic drugs” for the mentally ill are behind our national bloodshed, not guns, silly. And a record crowd of over 10,000 turned out at a California gun show to get "ready for the next revolution."
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