If you missed our inaugural Q&A session with author and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges in which he discussed with readers his latest column, “Calling All Future-Eaters,” or you just want to relive the excitement, you can read the full transcript here.
In an effort to combat sexual predators’ use of social networking websites, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would effectively make sites like Amazon and MySpace inaccessible at public spaces. This is well-intentioned but horribly executed. Let’s hope the worse-than-“Do Nothing” Senate can keep this one from becoming law.
Official diplomatic relations between the two countries may be at a nadir, but young citizens on both sides are finding common ground on Internet chat boards. Says a blogger: “We have tons of things in common. We come from two of the most liberal, educated countries in the Middle East….”
Also: Read the back story on that infamous picture of Israeli girls writing on rocket shells.