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Daily Archives: November 2, 2009

The Hidden Side of Mexico's Drug War

An interview with ERPI guerrilla leader Comandante Ramiro by John Gibler from Z Magazine They came shooting. Three military Humvees raced up the sole dirt road that leads to Puerto Las Ollas with soldiers firing mounted machine guns into the dirt paths and lean-to houses. Helicopters crested the mountain ridge that borders the tiny village. Soldiers leaned out [...]
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Added to Bedeutung Library / Academic – available to download for free

Click on the author’s name to be redirected to the Bedeutung Library / Academic site where the titles are available Theodor Adorno Negative Dialectics The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception Giorgio Agamben Metropolis Georges Bataille Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939 Walter Benjamin Illuminations Gilles Deleuze Having an Idea in Cinema Michel Foucault This is Not a Pipe Security, Territory, Population Discipline and Punish The Hermeneutics of the Subject Ian Hacking The [...]
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Can Our Shameful Prisons be Reformed

by David Cole from The New York Review of Books With approximately 2.3 million people in prison or jail, the United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world—by far. Our per capita rate is six times greater than Canada’s, eight times greater than France’s, and twelve times greater than Japan’s. Here, at least, [...]
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A Conversation With Gore Vidal

by John Meroney from The Atlantic At age 83, Gore Vidal remains a sharp provocateur, as irascible and irreverent as ever. Snapshots in History’s Glare, a new memoir by Vidal released this month, renews interest in this American literary and cultural icon—offering readers a pictorial look at his singular life, from his youth in the political and social [...]
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