British journalist Robert Fisk of The Independent on his experiences in Afghanistan in 1980. …I was a witness to the Russian invasion and occupation. How they fought for us, those Afghans, how they believed our word. How they trusted President …

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Benjamin Barber’s incredibly prescient piece “Jihad vs. McWorld.” “…calling the forces of Jihad and the forces of McWorld operate with equal strength in opposite directions, the one driven by parochial hatreds, the other by universalizing markets, the one re-creating ancient …

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Salon had two interesting pieces on “Armageddon Sex” and old lovers reconnecting due to the Current Situation.