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bm170 Venice and the Crusades

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The idea behind this podcast begins in the alleyways of Venice, only a few days ago.… Read Full Text

Imaginary NeoCon Land

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An imaginary terrorist was killed today.

Check that. We are supposed to believe, because experts tell us, that an imaginary terrorist was killed in Iraq.

At the same time, political leaders, with almost invisible public approval ratings, and even less visible understanding of how many people’s lives they’ve helped ruin around the world though their modern day crusades, they like to imagine that this will somehow bring peace.

Politicians teach our children so many strange lessons these days: Violence is a good answer to violence.… Read Full Text