An art exhibit critiquing Spain’s colonial legacy in Latin America runs afoul of a crime of lése majeste.
In war zones, both combatants and civilians must cope with, and interpret, the sounds of weaponry. KPFA’s Against the Grain interviews J. Martin Daughtry about his article in Social Text 119.
“To be silent amidst the continuous criminalities, to accept military occupation and colonial violence, to accept the killing of women and men, young and old, rural, refugee and villagers, is to approve the various colonial modes of dispossession, and deny Palestinians the right to a dignified life.” Read the full statement (PDF) in Arabic and English from the Coalition for Jerusalemite Women.
Imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek exchange a series of public letters on oppression and resistance under global capitalism.