Spincycle Select: March 2009

18 Mar

Rambo- Dead and Deader By John Mueller, Los Angeles Times

US Torture: Voices from the Black Sites by Mark Danner, NYRB

The trouble with Frida Kahlo by Stephanie Mencimer, Washington Monthly

Percentage Increases, Increases in percentages (BBC)

Slow death of handwriting (BBC)

Shall we get rid of the lawyers? Anthony Lewis, NYRB. Lewis, a celebrated journalist, is the author of a superb book, Gideon’s Trumpet, that documents the history, and particulars of the seminal sixth amendment case, Gideon Vs. Wainwright.


‘Tasteless’ T-shirts worn by Israeli army soldiers (BBC)

Dead Palestinian babies and bombed mosques – IDF fashion 2009 by Uri Blau, Haaretz