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Friday, March 18, 2011

#120: 1981, Siouxsie and The Banshees, Spellbound

March 18, 2011

Earlier this week, Ray North posted a superb track from our youth from one of the eighties’ great post-punk groups. One good turn deserves another. Siouxsie and the Banshees managed to be fiercely creative and experimental without lapsing into pretentiousness.  Siouxsie herself was a fearless female icon, in a way that was as inspirational as Patti […]

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Libya: The UN Gets It Right

March 18, 2011

One can only imagine the feeling of overwhelming joy of the Libyan rebels in Adjabiyah and Benghazi when they heard the news of the UN resolution to help them. At the beginning of the week they were facing a very very uncertain future with the very real prospect of Gaddafi’s mercenaries storming their strongholds, ripping […]

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