Wednesday, August 13, 2008

the latest

How imperial rivalries stoked war in Georgia - South Ossetia caught between competing empires: US (via Georgia/NATO) and Russia (Socialist Worker)

Huge Stakes behind War in Caucasus - Another socialist take on the war, less critical of Russia (Monthly Review)

Anti-Muslim racism leveled at Sami Al-Arian - Islamophobia in the trial of US vs. Dr. Sami Al-Arian (Socialist Worker)

The Chameleon: The many lives of Frédéric Bourdin - Insane, gripping article about a professional imposter (The New Yorker)

Props to Fu and Hoda (earlier) for hooking me up some good reads. If you have an article, book, or something else you think I'd like to read, leave a comment and I'll check it out. In the future I'll maybe start posting links to the many blogs that I read and the books I've been reading, but right now I think I'm gonna take a nap and think about dinner.

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