Posts Tagged ‘ mahmoud ahmadinejad ’

The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

Last week I had the pleasure of witnessing a panel discussion at the Rush Arts Gallery moderated by Julie Ashcraft, who is currently curating an exhibition entitled The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran & Syria. You can see the multi-media exhibit through May 24th, but I decided to take in the works of art and...
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Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Most New Yorkers-especially natives-are inured to the daily spectacle which makes their city something of a super-sized freak show. However, most of the time that sideshow is of the sort one normally expects to see in Coney Island, i.e. entertaining enough as a diversionary pursuit, but not so garish or mind-altering as to force...
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Azadi!

Azadi!

Tomorrow morning, around 11 o’clock or so, I’ll be joining others from Iran180 who are protesting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s address to the den of iniquity in Turtle Bay, otherwise known as the United Nations. I’ll be posting my thoughts-and some photos-of the event later this week. Until then, you can follow timely updates of rat-face’s...
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East is East (SION Conference Part III)

East is East (SION Conference Part III)

Flags of Freedom. So goes the poem by iconic English writer Rudyard Kipling, a man who brilliantly limned the boundaries-be they political, cultural, or mental-which separate the East from the West. However, one commonality that both share, unfortunately, is the proliferation of a muscular, revanchist Islam intent upon dominating, if not eliminating altogether, its...
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Reclaiming Liberty: SION Conference (Part I)

Reclaiming Liberty: SION Conference (Part I)

Note:  Video footage, including a rousing speech made by the legendary Pamela Geller, as well as a moving speech by 9/11 mother Nelly Braginskaya, at Atlas Shrugs. Also, additional photos and footage provided by the indefatigable photo-blogger Urban Infidel.  If  there was a single, overarching theme to the first Stop the Islamization of Nations Congress, it was just...
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Freedom To Think

Freedom To Think

  Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the catastrophic attacks upon the Pentagon and World Trade Center, as well as the thwarted assault aimed at the U.S. Capitol, which led to the loss of thousands of lives and introduced millions of Americans to the apocalyptic ideology of Al Qaeda and assorted Sunni jihadists.
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