174 killed in Mumbai. 200 killed in Jos, Nigeria. 8 killed in Karachi. Gaza experiencing a humanitarian crisis. Airports in Bangkok are almost entirely shut down. And what’s in the news here in the States? Obama’s choosing Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.
Will at KABOBfest already covered this one well, but I apparently cannot leave well enough alone. Yesterday, Yazan pointed out to me that there’s a Facebook group that opposes a mysteriously Kaaba-like building in New York. Now that I’ve read it all over, I realize that the group is slightly outdated, but that leaves me […]
While we await news about Hossein Derakhshan, the “Blogfather of the Iranian blogosphere,” it’s worth learning a little more about why blogging is so valued in Iran. This video, by the Vancouver Film School, demonstrates a bit about the blogging revolution happening there: Iran: A nation of bloggers from Mr.Aaron on Vimeo. But the video […]