Wednesday, November 10, 2004

The Motorcycle Diaries

I haven't seen the movie yet, but after a season of lies, crassness and deceit, the notion of idealism and the willingness to put one's life on the line comes as an exhilarating breeze. Read this brief writeup on Che Guevara by Saul Landau.

Saturday, November 06, 2004

The Election

Several views have been advanced for the defeat, and the extent of the devastation. They range all the way from, "We got beaten by a genius" to "Here there be fraud". Here are a few links:

The November Surprise by Niranjan Ramakrishnan
Bush didn't Win, Kerry Lost by Arianna Huffington
Who to blame now? by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair