Selected Reading

April 20, 2009 at 7:39 pm | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment

There’ll be some proper sentences here tomorrow, but since there’s not much chance of me finishing the post I’m currently writing by the end of the day, here’s some stuff to click:

  • So it turns out that Durban II went exactly the way a lot of people suspected. Well done to those who walked out on Ahmadinejad, though it’s a missed opportunity that he wasn’t pelted with shoes.
  • Conor Foley worries that the prosecution of the President of Sudan is more about politics than hard evidence of genocide.
  • James Hrynyshyn on the problem with Twitter.
  • Andrew Sullivan has more on the torture memos.
  • Like Seth Freeman, I’m not sure that Israel building a ‘museum of tolerance’ on top of a Muslim cemetary is a particularly sensitive thing to do.
  • You can get funding for anything these days: Scientist Wants To Test Abraham Lincoln’s Bloodstained Pillow For Cancer.
  • At The F Word, Laura Woodhouse shares a piece on feminism & motherhood.
  • I like the sound of the Lib Dems’ tax plans.
  • And at FP Passport, Joshua Keating asks the most important question of the day: does Jackie Chan really hate freedom?

That’s it, I’m afraid. There’ll be more tomorrow.

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