Category Archive for 'Health'

Noam Chomsky on love (and jingoism)

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

This is a side of Chomsky that you get to see once you read enough of his stuff. Still, this video says it plainly.

“What about Israel?”

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Some well-put words on Israel as culled from the latest Barsamian/Chomsky book, “Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy”.

Review: David Grann – “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

My review of this book. I give it 4/5. A very good read, one of the best true-crime books I’ve read in 2017.

The foreword to Sergey Yarov’s “Leningrad 1941-42: Morality in a City under Siege”

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

This foreword—along with the ineffable Laurence Rees’s tweet for it—made me get hold of this book. What a foreword!

Okkervil River – “What Friends Do” 

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Will made a friend track. Hear it.