Radicalism climbs to Europe’s northernmost regions.
I just watched this documentary about the most insane country in the world, North Korea. It’s made by Vice, a mostly libertarian organization with its own magazine and Internet television channel.
Not only does Vice show Westerners just how unbelievably surreal and downright crazy North Korea is, but the same goes for its “Dear Leader” Kim [...]
Michel Gurfinkiel: War, revolution, Dreyfus and an era of religious and political turmoil in France – WSJ.com
Two monuments in Paris are so prominent that they’re hard to miss. One is the Eiffel Tower, of course, the all-iron tour de force of engineering, standing by the Seine amid the city’s spacious and supremely elegant West End. Then to the north, atop Montmartre, there is the Sacré-Cœur: a tall, immaculately white Catholic basilica […]
In one of his dumbest acts as President, Barack Obama will be taking some of the most hardened terror suspects being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transferring them to the currently abandoned Thomson Correctional Center in western Illinois.
As Amy Goodman describes it on Democracy Now!:
The Obama administration has confirmed plans for the eventual transfer of [...]