Selected ReadingDecember 27, 2008 at 10:22 pm | Posted in Misc. | 5 Comments
- What to make of the situation in Gaza, other than a lot of hand-wringing and exasperation? Well, there are some noteworthy initial reactions courtesy of Foreign Policy Watch, Noah Pollak, Shmuel Rosner, Abu Aardvark, M.J. Rosenburg and Matthew Yglesias.
- In other “how can we make 2009 even worse than 2008?” news: “Pakistan readies for war with India“
- Looks like Caroline Kennedy may have some competition for that Senate seat, though her challenger – who does possess such trivial attributes as experience and a progressive track record – doesn’t have a glitzy surname. Which means he’s doomed, obviously. Meanwhile, Steve Clemons accidentally (and unintentionally) insults us limeys by suggesting Obama appoint her the next British ambassador. Would someone remind me what experience she has for that job?
- Joseph Romm explains how you can stimulate an economy with green buildings.
- At The Curvature, Cara continues her quite brilliant feminist analysis of Yoko Ono…
- …And at Feministe brings us one of the most unintentionally funny videos I’ve watched in ages.
- Jeremy Sare writes about the case of Priviledge Thulambo and her daughters, who will be deported from Britain on Monday unless the state discovers its humanity.