These are my links for February 23rd through February 24th:
- Lebanon news – NOW Lebanon :: If not now, when -Out in force – "The event, the first of its kind in the Arab world according to the organizers, was staged by the Beirut-based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer (LGBTIQ) support organization Helem, and also featured representatives from Lebanese rights groups Kafa, KAFA, TYMAT and SIDC." (Thanks Sursock)
- Three held over Cairo bombing as conspiracy theories circulate – Jack Shenker with some solid reporting on Cairo bombing and the suspicions surrounding it
- Americans reach for small luxuries amid sour economy – USATODAY.com – This is the message from USA Today: don't fret about filthy rich, corrupt bankers getting off scot-free while your retirement vanishes into thin air, don't make common cause with folks in the same situation and share skills and resources outside of the market, don't concern yourself with working toward a fundamentally different system of value in the world, just buy a few baubles, take a bubble bath and eat some bonbons and everything will be OK.
- Rantings of a Sandmonkey » Egypt arrests 14 suspects, 1 Iranian, 3 pakis –
- FBI Arrests 4 Activists as "Terrorists" for Chalking Slogans, Leafleting and Protesting | GreenIsTheNewRed.com – Lest we begin to think that anti-terrorism legislation is a great way to bring an end martial law