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Archive | June 4, 2012

Palestinian naivety

Originally posted to the Palestinian Information Center Deal or no deal?The recent agreement between Fatah and Hamas to patch up their differences is raising many eyebrows in Occupied Palestine and beyond. Discouraged by the numerous fiascos of the past, many Palestinians think the agreement will eventually evaporate into another disappointment. Others prefer to look at […]

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Kafka as Back Up to Madonna – Video Review

“Madonna’s Peace Concert for the Chosen Only” recently posted by deLiberation is an extraordinary video that could easily be developed into a play or full-length movie. The problem would be that it might be accused of plagiarizing The Castle by Kafka. In The Castle the main character we know only as “K” makes sisyphic efforts to […]

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Bring Gaza race-car students in from the cold

Praised as “inspirational” they’re expected to scour local junk-yards for materials and parts Last year engineering students from the Gaza Strip took on the cream of Europe’s technical universities in a competition to build a race car, despite obstruction by the Israeli regime. Formula Student (FS) is a challenge to university students around the world […]

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