Sunday, May 15, 2011

Nakba Day: Getting Some Perspective

Nakba Day performance art.

I'll be honest with you: the accumulated confusion, disgust, loss of morale over events in the news these last weeks -- the Arab 'Spring', the Fatah/Hamas 'unity' deal, the Palestinian independent 'state' declaration -- have worn me out and I will be taking a break from blogging for the next two weeks in order to regroup and take care of some important personal and business issues. It is fitting that I break off on the day that the thoroughly cynical, so-called Nakba Day erupted with such venom and with the collusion of the tyrannical regimes that really ought to be the objects of such violence. Here are a few links to things Nakba, old and new, so you'll know how I really feel:

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