Kill and Kill and Kill

16 May

Saree Makdisi, American of Palestinian descent, writing today in CounterPunch Two spectacles unfolded in Palestine on Monday.  In Gaza, Israeli army snipers shot and killed 58 Palestinians—including six children—and injured almost three thousand others amid scenes of smoke, fire, teargas, … Read More »

Beauty and the little snakes

16 May

A 2015 poll conducted by, I kid you not, the Israeli Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery found Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked the Knesset’s best looking female politician. You can see why. But then, I don’t suppose odious opinions carry … Read More »

Roddis v Sheffield Hallam: Part 4

6 May

Part 3 opened with legislation designed both to outlaw social exclusion and effect a wider shift in how we view racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism and medical model takes on disability. On both the social engineering and punitive fronts I drew … Read More »