- Clinton warns Israel over delays in Gaza aid - Haaretz - Israel News
[I did not expect this.] Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has relayed messages to Israel in the past week expressing anger at obstacles Israel is placing to the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.
tags: israel palestine hillary-clinton gaza
Linkage: February 2009 Archives
- Art Fag City - Art Fag City Wins Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant
tags: art blog criticism grants artfagcity writers creative-capital
- Anastasia Baburova, a Russian journalist | Anastasia Baburova | The Economist
[I just now heard of this] Anastasia Baburova, a Russian journalist, murdered on January 19th, aged 25
tags: politics journalism moscow fascism obituary russia
- Last.fm - the Blog - "Techcrunch are full of shit"
On Friday night a technology blog called Techcrunch posted a vicious and completely false rumour about us: that Last.fm handed data to the RIAA so they could track who's been listening to the "leaked" U2 album.
tags: music riaa privacy lastfm techcrunch
- Eyeteeth: A journal of incisive ideas: "On the side of the egg:" Haruki Murakami on Gaza
"Between a high, solid wall and an egg that breaks against it, I will always stand on the side of the egg."
tags: israel palestine politics literature haruki-murakami gaza jerusalem-prize
- AFP: China offered 'relics for rights' in YSL auction row
Go Pierre Berge! "I am ready to give these Chinese heads to China if they are ready to recognise human rights."
tags: art human-rights auction china yves-saint-laurent pierre-berge artifacts
- Human Rights Watch: Clinton Remarks Undermine Rights Reform in China
said: contentious issues such as human rights "can't interfere with the global economic crisis, the global climate change crisis and the security crises"
tags: human-rights hillary-clinton foreign-policy civil-liberties china
- Amanda L. French, Ph.D. - Facebook terms of service compared with MySpace, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter
"Conclusion? Go ahead and be outraged. Facebook?s claims to your content are extraordinarily grabby and arrogant."
tags: twitter socialnetworking facebook privacy
- Agnes Gund, David Lang and Nell Breyer: Put Art Works Back in Stimulus Plan
I want to be Agnes Gund when I grow up.
tags: art culture economics funding nea
- Hrag Vartanian: Visiting the Caroll Taveras Photo Studio on Atlantic Ave
Beautiful post on photography and a photo studio in Brooklyn. Too bad the Disfarmer theater piece wasn't as good as this.
tags: art photography brooklyn photostudio personal-history
- Editions | CRG Gallery
some great works by Butt Johnson, Lisa Sanditz, and others
tags: art editions
- Senator Charles Schumer in Hot Water With Local Arts Organizations -- Vulture -- Entertainment & Culture Blog -- New York Magazine
voted for amendment saying no stimulus money for "any casino or other gambling establishment, aquarium, zoo, golf course, swimming pool, stadium, community park, museum, theater, arts center, or highway-beautification project."
tags: art politics culture newyork nea charlesschumer senate
- Gandhi's glasses, shoes headed for NY auction - Crain's New York Business
tags: history auction india gandhi
- 10 Privacy Settings Every Facebook User Should Know
good list, via http://twitter.com/justinph
tags: facebook privacy
- Binyam Mohamed torture evidence 'hidden from Obama' | World news | guardian.co.uk
US defence officials are preventing Barack Obama from seeing evidence that a former British resident held in Guant?namo Bay has been tortured, the prisoner's lawyer said last night.
tags: war obama torture guantanamo
- humble postcard project | home
POSTCARD EDITION NO. 1: Postcards by Bradley Peters, Tina Tyrell, Gustav Gustafsson, Alejandra Laviada, and John Mann, only $19.95!
tags: art photography postcards editions