Living in Rio de Janeiro now, and witnessing the pacification of the favelas by Brazilian federal
The death of Nelson Mandela has provoked an outpouring of mourning, celebration, and commentary around the
The ‘Gaddafi Archives – Libya Before the Arab Spring’, which opened this week at the London
Strange bedfellows in the Malian Sahara of late. The Tuareg rebel movements that took control of
Gregory Mann, associate professor of history at Columbia University in New York City,* writes a guest
We can deduce certain trends about Egyptian painting and the nature of its buyers.
It’s that time of year again. The students in my required Media and Culture course at
Every major Western government now makes up histories of long-held opposition to Muammar Gaddafi’s dictatorship. Then
Today I started thinking of all the odd bits I have read or heard about Gaddafi.
Vijay Prashad: As the euphoria dies down, it might be important to recall that we are
Colonel Gaddafi’s aide wants to engineer a retrospective of “four decades of superior dress sense” at
One of Gaddafi’s ‘voluptuous Ukranian nurses’ finally speaks. She has some things to say on his
Anonymous: There was not that kind of widespread support for the protests in Benghazi, and even
Last week Talking Points Memo had an item about US Representative Tom Marino (Republican Pennsylvia, BA
Source. Via Stephen Coplan.
As the report by Al Jazeera English, above, indicates, being black in Libya, always a precarious
A number of North American pop artists have lent their star power to African dictators.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8mCUyYA1qE One of the myriad references thrown into this part-imitation, part-rant by sharp, madcap British comedian
Salon.com put together a few references (some unfunny ones too) of Muammar Gaddafi from popular American