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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Marwan Bishara on changing attitudes in the USA, France and the UK; Patrick Cockburn in LRB; Edward Said, Orientalism Documentary; Samuel P Huntington, The Clash of Civilisations



Seen on Al Jazeera this morning, "Empire" with Marwan Bishara.

Empire asks if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.

Another perspective. Politicians should watch and be aware.

A further substantive and controversual piece, by Patrick Cockburn in the London Review of Books

Some more controversial background positions:

Edward Said, Orientalism, Documentary Film

Edward Said Lecture on "The Myth of the Clash of Civilisations"

Said, Lecture Part 2

Samuel P Huntington on "The Clash of Civilisations"


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