Archive for April, 2005

Incredibly shrinking music

Monday, April 4th, 2005

MUSIC | Ahmad Humeid gets his hand on Apple’s latest iPod: the Shuffle My first portable music device in the 1980s was a cheap Walkman-like cassette tape player. It probably cost no more than 20 US$s. I had a few plastic boxes full of tapes, most of which were copies of friends’ tapes or copies [...]

Israel finally gives the Palestinians something: its Garbage!

Monday, April 4th, 2005

Read this story from today’s Haaretz. What a bloody outrage! Israel has decided to transfer garbage beyond the Green Line and dump it in the West Bank for the first time since 1967. The project was launched despite international treaties prohibiting an occupying state from making use of occupied territory unless it benefits the local [...]