This event is organised by Verso Books and Independent Jewish Voices, and is dedicated to Eric Hobsbawm.
What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth century? What is the essence of the Promised Land?
Join Shlomo Sand and a panel with historian Donald Sassoon and human rights lawyer Geoffrey Bindman to discuss the mysterious sacred land that has become the site of the longest-running national struggle of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
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Russian MPs want to limit on-trial custody in cases of economic crimes, and have an independent judge rule on any custody hearing.
The move is supported by Boris Titov, the ombudsman for entrepreneurs’ rights who spoke in the Lower House on Monday and said that in one particular case in the South Russian city of Rostov the law enforcers “
were breaching one of the basic human rights – the right for reasonable terms of imprisonment after facing charges
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Christopher Dorner has found a fan in Ab-Soul. Dorner, wanted for killing three people, has been seeking revenge on the Los Angeles Police Department, with no one aware of what his next move will be.
The former officer began his killing spree on Super Bowl Sunday, shooting the daughter of a retired police captain, and her fiancé. A day later he took on a few cops, one of which was killed.
Going on the run last week, Dorner posted a manifesto unveiling shady practices and racism on the force, words which moved Ab to show his support.
After sharing details from his life story, Carson explained his comments about the "PC police" and political sensitivity. He bemoaned how a nation built on "freedom of speech" is trying to impose restrictions upon what people can say and think, mostly blaming the media for "crucifying people" for innocuous remarks.
So The American Academy of Pediatrics told me never to have a gun in the house. I say FU. http://t.co/Vl5hy3pf
Redness (@mchastain81) February 07, 2013
Breitbart’s Mary Chastain has passed along a handout of safety tips from her pediatrician’s office. Among the directives: keep the kids away from lawn mowers, make them wear bike helmets, and never have a gun in the home. Not even one of those cute Hello Kitty AR-15s.
A look at how the US has purchased favorable Pro-US "democracies", plutocracies, kleptocracies around the world through USAID, National Endowment for Democracy and NGOs such as George Soros' Open Society Institute. Following the Money that has gone out of the pockets of American tax payers into the four corners of the world to buy "pro-US" politicians or support pro-US opposition groups.
Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell 'Em I Said It DVD
Comedian Chris Rock showed up on Capitol Hill today to support President Barack Obama's gun control proposals. Here is what he said during the morning press conference. Apparently the comedian has flip-flopped on his previous gun control position, i.e. "bullet control" ...
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity has slipped, a poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows, likely due to Cuomo's aggressive advocacy for a gun control bill that he signed into law earlier this month.
The poll found Cuomo's job Wapproval rating dropped from 74 percent to 59 percent, and his approval standing among Republican voters dropped from 68-18 in January to 44-43.
Quinnipiac Poll director Maurice Carroll noted that Cuomo's numbers were in the stratosphere, and that he "had the political capital to spend."