Wednesday, March 20, 2013

0 What We're Reading Today (3-20-13)

It's snowy in Medfaaahd so I have had plenty of time to read today.  If my tabs are correct you should have about 15 goodies to pick from for your daily dose of knowledge.  Aproveche!

Also a big, Eid e shoma mobarak to all my Persian fam and friends out there!

The Modern King in the Arab Spring - The Atlantic
Jeffrey Goldberg

Storify: Jordanians' Reactions to the Atlantic's Feature on King Abdullah - 7iber

Sex, Violence, and Radical Islam: Why Persepolis Belongs in Public Schools - The Atlantic
Noah Berlatsky

Race Didn't Cost Abigail Fisher Her Spot at the University of Texas - The Atlantic Wire
Nikole Hannah-Jones

I Am Not Your Wife, Sister, or Daughter. I am a person. - The Belle Jar
Anne Theriault

On Steubenville, Guns, and Healthy Echo Chambers - ColorLines
Akiba Solomon

America's defender of the status quo(s) - Haaretz
Amira Hass

Arundhati Roy on Iraq War's 10th: Bush May be Gone, but "Psychosis" of US Foreign Policy Prevails - Democracy Now
Amy Goodman

Iraq War's 10th Anniversary: Occupation and Insurgency - The Atlantic: In Focus
(part 2 of a 3-part series)

Arguing Iraq--Ten Years Later: A symposium - The New Republic
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Paul Berman, Leon Wieseltier, Michael Ignatieff, David Greenberg, James P. Rubin, David Rieff, and John B. Judis

How Obama Can Learn to Speak Israeli: Advice to the president on his visit - The New Republic
Yossi Klein Halevi

AUDIO: New York's Police Union Worked With the NYPD to Set Arrest and Summons Quotas - The Nation
Ross Tuttle

Rosa Parks Syndrome in Palestine - Jacobin
Avi Asher-Schapiro

The Forgotten Rosa Parks - Jacobin
Samir Sonti

Toure Makes the Case Against Calling Immigrants 'Illegals' - ColorLines
Jorge Rivas


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