Syria: The New Terra Nullius

SYRIA, seat of an Islamic Caliphate. Syria, site of the Middle East’s newest liberal democracy. Syria, socialist paradise. Syria, a corrupt and murderous dictatorship that practices genocide. Syria, a failed state. Syria a state that is too strong. Syria, soon to be partitioned into ethnic enclaves. Syria, a pawn of Iran. Syria, a tool of […]

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University of East London Shuts Down Alternative G20 Summit

Thanks to Lorenz Khazaleh at antropologi.info for alerting me to this news yesterday, “University Cancels Alternative G20 Summit – Academics Occupy University of East London.” (Also see Lorenz’s posts: “Financial crisis: Anthropologists lead mass demonstration against G20 summit,” and ” ‘Intolerant Universities’: Anthropology professor Chris Knight suspended over G20-activism.”) ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• ••••••• The […]

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