Reading the Western Media, watching Western TV, and listening to Western radio, one is left with the propaganda that the Palestinians are to blame for the Israeli attack on Gaza, just as one is left with the propaganda that the Malaysian airliner deaths are Russia’s fault. There is no evidence, but propaganda does not require evidence. Just repetition.


Johann Strauss II | “Die Fledermaus” Overture

Most beautiful. precise exposition I’ve ever heard. Bravo Georges Prêtre!

(Reblogged from hierarchical-aestheticism)


Heinrich-Siegfried Bormann - Visual Analysis of a Piece of Music from a Color-theory Class with Wassily Kandinsky (1930)

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The best that the US can do in this situation is to bug out of Ukraine while continuing to babble incoherently. This shouldn’t be hard; bugging out and babbling incoherently are two things that the Americans are clearly still very good at; just look at Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.

(Source: bearinky)

(Reblogged from idlf)
Poland is not alone. Many other EU governments colluded with the USA to abduct, illegally transfer, ‘disappear’ and torture people in the course of rendition operations. While today’s judgments are a significant step forward, much more needs to be done to ensure accountability across Europe,” Hall said. Amnesty International has called for investigations into and accountability for similar allegations in a number of European countries, including Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
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Astor Piazolla


(Source: loverofbeauty)

(Reblogged from 1bohemian)


Christopher Street magazine. February 1980. Page 1.

(Reblogged from idlf)


Thom Gunn. Lines for My 55th Birthday. 1992.

Even more true on one’s 71st!

(Reblogged from simperingcreatures)