• Books: Bury the Chains by Adam Hochschild, Endless War: Hidden Functions of the "war on terror" by David Keen, Capital Vol. 1, Tin Drum by Günter Grass, What is Islam? by Shahab Ahmed, Desiring Arabs by Joseph Massad, Spies, Soldiers and Statesmen by Hazem Kandil, La Condition Humaine by André Malraux, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, Imagined Community by Benedict Anderson, Culture and Imperialism by Edward Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Richness of Life by Stephen Jay Gould, Children of the Alley by Naguib Mahfouz, The Mass Psychology of Fascism by Wilhelm Reich, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, 1984 by George Orwell, Noli me Tangere by José Rizal, Age of Extremes by Eric Hobsbawm, ذهنية التحريم لصادق جلال العظم, Karl Marx by Francis Wheen, وليمة لأعشاب البحر لحيدر حيدر, Candide by Voltaire, النزعات المادية في الفلسفة العربية الإسلامية لحسين مروة, Listen Little Man by Wilhelm Reich ..
  • Films: Alexanderplatz by Rainer Fassbinder, Clockwork Orange, Apocalypse Now, The Battle of Algiers, films by P. P. Passolini, Persepolis, Midnight Express, 1984, Papillion, Gangs of New York, Sophie Scholl, Life of Brian, Ivan the Terrble, Battleship Potemkine ...

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Liam Fox, here is the UK history our readers want to remind you of

Apart from no mention of
- the carving of the Middle East, which Britain was a major player in
- the coups in the Middle East
- Britain's role in the birth of Saudi Arabia and the long support to this day
- Britain's close relations with the Israel, which is a colonial, criminal state
- the so-called neutrality position it took during the Spanish civil war
- the support and arming of other dictatorships in the Middle East and North Africa
- the support of Saddam Hussein and the Syrian regime as well as the Gulf theocracies
- the support of Pinochet, Suharto, and others
- the participation of the war on Iraq and the occupation of the country and the consequences of that barbarism: IS, the biggest refugee crisis since WWII
and probably the biggest omission by the Guardian is:

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