Further thoughts on the cultural labor of poetry and art. Not merely "is it good?," but "what has it accomplished?"...reviews of recent poetry collections; selected poems and art dealing with war/peace/social change; reviews of poetry readings; links to political commentary (particularly on conflicts in the Middle East); youtubed performances of music, demos, and other audio-video nuggets dealing with peaceful change, dissent and resistance.
Monday, July 7, 2008
Nil'in, in the Footsteps of Bil'in/Another Palestinian Town Fights the Wall
I just read about the recent siege of Nil'in on KABOBFEST blog, and I'm struck by how these towns have been engaging in (mostly) nonviolent resistance, as a result of Israel's "security barrier"/fence/apartheid wall (depending on which side you're on). The wall has separated Palestinians from each other (literally cutting through some towns), from their orchards and fields, and from easy movement.
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