Thoughts on Western antisemitism and the treatment of minorities in the nation-state era

These are thoughts inspired from reading Talal Asad’s Formations of the Secular. My main little intuition is that there is a peculiar difference between historical western perception of ‘the Jew’ before and after the creation of the state of Israel. A Jew with Israel around is somewhat less threatening than a Jew somewhere in Europe. […]

The Real

An anti-war activist at the US congress screaming “war criminal” to Condoleeza Rice before being stopped Check the look on Condoleeza Rice’s face. It tells you everything.