Because legends eulogize themselves... *Nelson Mandela, April 20, 1964, standing in court accused of sabotage, anticipating death: I am the first accused. I hold a bachelor's degree in arts and practised as an attorney in Johannesburg for a number of years in partnership with Oliver Tambo. I am a convicted prisoner serving five years for... Continue Reading →
How many refugees can we fit inside the muqata walls?! "Conflict Resolution: the Game Show!" -- my latest for Electronic Intifada. A little satire helps ease the need to bang your head against a wall.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNxhJz035-8 An absolutely stunning and moving film on the power of both individual and collective will in resistance and liberation movements, with a strong focus on political imprisonment in anti-colonial struggle. This film is less of a history lesson or timeline of the Algerian War for Independence than it is a glimpse into the raw... Continue Reading →