Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Syrian and Yemeni Regimes are their Sense of Humor

The Syrian government spokesman recently said that President Assad is the “only hope” for democratic reforms in Syria. Does anyone have the spokeman’s phone number? I want to hire him to join Maz Jobrani’s “Axis of Evil Comedy Tour.”  While … Continue reading

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Updated Map of Rebel-Held Cities in Libya

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iPouya on Twitter

I’m slowly but surely becoming aware of the utility of twitter. It has really transformed my access to information as I follow new sources, bloggers, professors, activists, journalists, etc. Here’s my profile in case you wanted to know.

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Rebel Gains

The rebels in Libya are definitely on the march again. See the latest video update here.  And here‘s Juan Cole’s “Open Letter to the Left on Libya” which is a strong defense of supporting the no fly zone in Libya.

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Films “Miral” and “Budrus”

The more Israelis protest the release of “Miral,” the more I want to see it. Here’s the trailer. If you’ve seen it and like or dislike it, I’d like to hear why. Last night I watched “Budrus,” which is about … Continue reading

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